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Geneva teen ticketed after causing two-car crash in Hopewell

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on a personal injury accident that happened in the town of Hopewell around noon on Monday.


The accident happened at the intersection of 5&20 and County Road 47, according to a news release.

Deputies say Laura Smith, 59, of Stanley, was traveling east on 5&20 when Vera Lynn Jantzen, 18, of Geneva was traveling the same direction.

Jantzen was following too closely and failed to stop in time, causing the crash.

Smith complained of head and neck pain. She was taken to Thompson Hospital for treatment. While Jantzen was ticketed for following too closely.