Olean Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter After DWI Crash


CARROLLTON – An Olean man is facing vehicular manslaughter charges after sheriff deputies say he was involved in a fatal DWI crash on Route 417 near Windfall Road Wednesday.

John McStraw, 47, was allegedly driving drunk and without a license when he attempted to pass a semi truck.

Police report McStraw then hit another vehicle, killing a 48-year-old man who’s name has not been released.



McStraw is charged with vehicular manslaughter, DWI, 1st degree aggravated unlicensed operation and multiple traffic offenses.

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