THERESA — A Watertown man died after a sport utility vehicle collided head-on with the motorcycle he was operating Sunday morning on Route 37.
State police said Shawn Rockefeller, 46, was struck by Laura J. Spencer’s 2013 Toyota Rav at 9:50 a.m. while she was travelling southbound, failed to keep right and entered the northbound lane. Mr. Rockefeller was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger on the motorcycle, Kristi Rockefeller, 41, was transported to Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, and later transferred to Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse. She is in critical condition.
Ms. Spencer, 22, Watertown, was treated at Samaritan Medical Center and released. She was issued a ticket for failure to keep right.