Man Charged After Fatal Thruway Accident
Syracuse, NY (WIBX) – An Oneida man is facing charges following a fatal accident on the Thruway.
It happened early Sunday morning between exits 34 and 34-A near Syracuse.
State Police say 29-year old Alan McCarthy went off the road, hit a guide rail and flipped over.
His passenger, 23-year old Jessica Wingate of Earlville, was killed in the accident.
McCarthy was taken to University Hospital in Syracuse with non-life threatening injuries.
He was charged with vehicular manslaughter and DWI.