On July 8, 2023, at 6:10 p.m., State Police Pulaski responded to a motorcycle crash on County Route 17 near Ohara Road in the town of Redfield, Oswego County.
A 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Ronald G. Flower Jr., age 51 from Central Square, NY was traveling southbound on County Route 17 at a high rate of speed when he failed to negotiate a right turn, crossed the lane of travel, and struck an earth embankment. Flower was transported from the scene by medevac helicopter to Upstate University Hospital.
On July 22, 2023, Mr. Flower succumbed to injuries he sustained in the crash.