Sheriff Tim Luce says State Route 89 was temporarily shut down after a serious crash around 8:15 p.m.
Deputies responded to a one-car crash in the town of Covert on Route 89. When they arrived, they located the occupant, identified as Katie Anne Leister, 31, of Indiana.
She was transported to Cayuga Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.
Investigation determined that Liester, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was texting while driving – which caused her to strike the east guardrail. The vehicle then moved across the roadway – striking the west guardrail.
Leister was ticketed for using an electronic device while driving.
The vehicle sustained major damage, deputies said.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)