$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:Pictured is the Dodge pickup truck involved in the three-vehicle crash in Volney.

UPDATE: On Jan. 11, State Police arrested Matthew C. Pelton, 24, from Phoenix, for Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd degree, DWI (a BAC of .11%), and Failure to keep right. Pelton was arraigned before Town Justice Dory Dumas at the Oswego County CAP Court and was remanded to the Oswego County Jail in lieu of $2500 cash bail - $5000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in the town of Volney Court at 5 p.m. on Feb. 7.

VOLNEY - One person is dead after a three-vehicle crash that occurred at 4:04 p.m. on Dec. 27 on County Route 6 just south of Weller Road in the town of Volney.

A Dodge pickup truck, operated by Matthew C. Pelton, 24, from Phoenix, was towing an enclosed trailer was traveling northbound on County Route 6 when he lost control, jackknifed, and entered the southbound lane and struck a Kia Forte, operated by Robyn M. Sweeney, 63, from Fulton. Sweeney’s vehicle was then facing northbound in the southbound lane when it was struck head-on by a Mazda SUV, operated by Jennifer L. Loveless, 36, from North Syracuse, causing the KIA to exit the roadway and come to rest in a hedgerow.

Pelton was transported to Upstate University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Robyn Sweeney was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Jennifer Loveless was transported to Crouse Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A 41-year-old male passenger in the Mazda was not injured in the crash.

State Police in Fulton are still investigating the crash.

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