A fatal car accident occurred on January 25 on East Main Street in the village of Clifton Springs, according to the State Police.
When troopers and a paramedic from Finger Lakes Ambulance arrived at the scene, they found the driver, 89-year-old Fred Ventura of Geneva, unresponsive in his vehicle after it had struck a tree.
Emergency responders performed life-saving measures on Ventura before transporting him to Clifton Springs Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The State Police are investigating the accident and are not ruling out the possibility that Ventura may have had a medical event prior to the accident. The investigation is ongoing.
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