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Rt. 14 closed for hours in Phelps after tractor-trailer slams into minivan

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On Wednesday around 4 p.m. first responders were called to a protion of State Route 14 in Phelps for a two-car crash with injuries.

Investigators found Shirley Maines, age 80, of Geneva was driving a van, while Dennis Kuznetsov, age 35, of North Carolina was operating a tractor-trailer in the same direction.


Maines was attempting to turn into her driveway when she was struck from behind by the tractor-trailer. She suffered serious injuries in the wreck, according to a news release.

The Ontario County Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene.

Deputies cited Kuznetsov for following too closely.

Route 14 was closed between Cross Road and State Route 96 for roughly three hours. The investigation remains active.