(Sylvan Beach, NY – March 17, 2013) On March 15 the State Police in Lee investigated a fatal tractor-trailer accident on State Route 26 in the Town of Lee.
The investigation indicates that Darren McCullum, age 49, of Philadelphia, Pa. was operating a 2010 Freightliner with a full trailer south bound on State Route 26 at about 1:30 p.m. on March 15. At that time he lost control of his truck and slid into the northbound lane and off the roadway. The truck struck the guiderail and a culvert and then spun around coming to rest facing north in the south bound lane.
McCullum was found to be deceased by the first EMS personnel on the scene. McCullum was the only occupant of the truck. The investigation is continuing.