Update (May 12 at 12:15 p.m.) — The DeWitt Police Department released the name of the man killed in Wednesday’s fatal accident.

The victim has been identified as Eric M. Edwards, a 41-year-old from Ravenna, O.H.

The DeWitt Police Department continue to investigate the incident. If anyone has information regarding the incident, you can call DeWitt Police at (315) 449-3640 or email at tips@townofdewitt.com.


(WSYR-TV) — A jogger was killed by a Skylift while running along New Venture Gear Dr. In the Town of DeWitt Wednesday, the DeWitt Police Chief Chase Bilodeau confirmed to NewsChannel 9. 

The driver of the Skylift was traveling on the shoulder of the road, transporting material to a site, and did not see the jogger, whom police believe was running against traffic and may have been wearing a headset. 

The investigation is ongoing, but Bilodeau tells NewsChannel 9 that there is no indication that the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol and no charges have been filed at this time.