December 12, 2023

Troopers investigate fatal crash in Newfield

Troopers investigate fatal crash in Newfield
Press Release

On December 12, 2023, at approximately 12:50 p.m., New York State Police at Ithaca responded to a three-vehicle crash on West Danby Road near Piper Road in the town of Newfield.  One person has died.  

An investigation revealed that a Toyota Yaris and a Jeep Patriot were both traveling north on West Danby Road.  The operator of the Jeep Patriot was stopped for another vehicle that was in front of it making a turn when the Jeep Patriot was rear-ended by the Toyota Yaris.  The Toyota Yaris then went into on-coming traffic and was struck by a Cadillac CT6.

The passenger of the Toyota Yaris, 17-year-old Peyton C. Shaw, of Waverly, NY was pronounced deceased on scene.  The operator of the Toyota Yaris, 18-year-old Dale T. Beeman, of Spencer, NY was transported by helicopter to Robert Packer to be treated for serious injuries.

The operator of the Jeep Patriot, 40-year-old Aristopher D. Bo, of Waverly, NY and the operator of the Cadillac CT6, 29-year-old Stephen M. Lucente of Spencer, NY were checked out on scene by EMS but not transported to local hospitals.