Sheriff’s Office releases name of man killed in car accident Saturday in Murray

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 July 2023 at 6:31 pm

MURRAY – A Brockport man was killed in a car accident Saturday in the Town of Murray. The Sheriff’s Office released the name of the man killed – 32-year-old Samuel J. Mattison.

Mattison was driving a 2017 Cadillac southbound on Countyline Road. He failed to stop at the stop sign at Route 104. He entered 104 and was struck by a 2021 Hyundai traveling westbound, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The three occupants of the 2021 Hyundai were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Mattison was pronounced deceased at the scene by County Coroner Scott Schmidt.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit. Preliminary investigation shows speed was a contributing factor, according to the news release from Chief Deputy Jeff Gifaldi.

The Sheriff’s Office and first responders were dispatched to the scene at 5:13 p.m. on Saturday. The Murray Joint Fire District, Monroe Ambulance and Brockport Fire District responded to the scene.