Watertown man involved in fiery crash dies

Watertown man involved in fiery crash dies
A Watertown man pulled from a fiery car crash near Deferiet on December 12 has died. (Source: WWNY)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Watertown man pulled from a fiery car crash near Deferiet on December 12 has died.

According to his fiancée, Brittany Weaver, 25 year old Michael Thibeault passed away Monday night in a Syracuse hospital. She said family members have been notified.

He was airlifted there after a crash on State Route 3A in the town of Wilna.

Police said Thibeault was driving at a high rate of speed when his vehicle left the road, struck a tree, overturned, and caught fire.

He was pulled out of the vehicle by a couple from western New York.

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