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September 3, 2013

Police Log: Sept. 3, 2013 — Personal-injury accident

WESTVILLE — A Massena man was injured in a two-car accident Friday.

Shortly before 11:06 a.m., Bryan J. Marcellus, 24, was traveling south on Route 37 in the Town of Westville when he fell asleep and his vehicle crossed into the northbound lane, striking a car driven by Russel J. Shaffer, 52, of Middleburg, Penn., Malone-based State Police said.

Marcellus’s vehicle exited the east shoulder and struck a home at 3469 Route 37, police said.

The homeowner was notified of the incident, police said.

Marcellus was taken to Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone and then transferred to Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt., police said.

He was cited for failure to keep right.

Route 37 between Cushman Road and County Route 20 in the Town of Westville was closed from 11:30 a.m. until 12:55 p.m. because of the accident, according to the Department of Transportation.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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