Oswego, NY (November 8, 2019) – Authorities have released the identity of the man who was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle on Tuesday, November 5th, in Oswego. The fatal collision took place at approximately 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of West Seventh Street and State Route 104.
According to police, 60-year-old Donald F. Butcher, of Oswego, was walking across the intersection when he was hit by a 1996 Ford F250 pickup truck. Emergency crews responded to the accident where they transported Butcher to Oswego Hospital via Menter Ambulance. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
No charges have been filed against the driver at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Donald F. Butcher at this time.
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