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Traffic snarled after crash at Rt. 96 intersection in Ontario County

Deputies responded to a personal injury crash at Mertensia Rd. and State Rt. 96 on Thursday around 6:20 p.m.

Beth Gladding, 55, of Victor was traveling north on Mertensia Rd. while Bianca Laudise, 19, of Farmington was traveling south.

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The two vehicles entered the intersection at the same time. Deputies said that Laudise attempted to continue south on Mertensia Rd. while Gladding attempted a left turn.

Gladding struck Laudise on the driver’s side of the vehicle. Deputies said only minor injuries were reported.

Farmington Fire assisted with cleaning the roadway and directing traffic. Gladding was ultimately ticketed for failing to yieled the right of way on a left turn and will answer the charge at a later date in local court.