One dead after no-passing zone head-on collision in Gouverneur
Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 10:22 am

GOUVERNEUR -- A car attempting a pass in a no-passing zone on State Rt. 58 ran head-on into a pickup truck Friday evening has resulted in the death of the car driver.

Randy J. Brozzo was declared dead at the scene by St. Lawrence County Coroner June Wood after his 2001 Ford Focus slammed into a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 as Brozzo attempted to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone, according to state police.

Gouverneur fire and rescue units went to the scene. The pickup driver, Ronald J. Hartle, and Brittany Brozzo, a passenger in the car, were both taken to nearby E.J. Noble Hospital, were treated for minor injuries, and were released, troopers said. The vehicle Brozzo was attempting the pass was not involved in the collision, according to troopers.