Driver sent to Strong after one-car crash in Yates County

Pre-Emption Road in the town of Benton was shut down for a bit over the weekend, as first responders handled a one-car crash in the Yates County town.

According to police. Jeanne Hoerter, of Hammondsport failed to round a curve- and went off the west side of the road.


She struck a culvert pipe before coming to rest in a group of brush. When emergency crews arrived- Hoerter was out of the vehicle and lying on the ground.

She complained of chest and neck pain- also suffering visible injuries to her legs and hands.

She was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment.


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