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Amish buggy struck by vehicle Friday evening in Madison County

An Amish buggy was involved in a crash Friday night in the Town of Lebanon in Madison County. On Oct. 8 Deputies responded to the crash around 6 p.m. A KIA driven by Madison Mae Davis, 19, of South Otselic, was traveling ... MORE
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Woman drives car into the Erie Canal in Palmyra Sunday night

A Phelps woman drove into the Erie Canal in Palmyra Sunday night. Melinda Miller was driving east on State Route 31 when the accident happened. Her car went off the south side of the road and traveled along a ditch. She then ... MORE
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Tractor trailer in flames closes all Northbound lanes of I-81 near LaFayette Saturday morning

A tractor trailer catching on fire has closed all lanes on I-81 North in LaFayette this morning. Around 8:34 a.m. Saturday morning the fire was reported close to the weigh station in LaFayette. Reports claim the truck was fully engulfed in flames ... MORE
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Expect a larger State Police presence this weekend as the holiday approaches

New York State Police will be paying close attention to drivers with an upcoming extended weekend. The enforcement period started on Thursday, October 7, 2021, and runs through Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Traffic volumes increase significantly on Columbus Day weekend due to ... MORE
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Elmira School District is down 16 bus drivers Friday forcing them to modify their school schedule

Elmira School District was forced to modify their schedule Friday due to being down 16 bus drivers. The modification is only for Friday, Oct. 8. Secondary schools began on a one hour delay and elementary schools will be released early. Broadway Academy ... MORE
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Marion man charged with criminally negligent homicide after five-car crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Marion man on a criminally negligent homicide charge after an investigation into a fatal crash last year. Timothy Mannix, 58, of Marion was charged with criminal negligent homicide and driving while ability impaired by drugs ... MORE
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Thruway Authority discusses details about camera pilot program for speeding in work zones

A meeting was held by the Thruway Authority on Wednesday to discuss a pilot program recently signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul. The program would install cameras in highway work zones in New York State. State Senate Transportation Committee Chair Tim ... MORE
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One fatality in Livingston County three-car crash

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident in Mount Morris Tuesday night involving three vehicles with one fatality. On Oct. 5 at 6:02 p.m. police responded to the crash on State Route 36. An uninvolved southbound vehicle made a left turn when ... MORE
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Police respond to head on collision outside Village of Watkins Glen Monday night

Schuyler County Deputies responded to a motor vehicle collision near the Village of Watkins Glen on Monday night. On Oct. 4 around 8:40 p.m. police responded to a head on collision on Route 414 near the Village of Watkins glen. Both drivers ... MORE
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SAFETY MOMENT: Safe driving tips where kids are present

At our facility, we often reinforce the behavior of keeping our minds on our path. Kids rushing from one activity to the next and often with a screen in their gaze, it can be challenging for youngsters to remember that behavior. Our ... MORE
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AAA says gas prices will remain high for now

Gas prices are going to remain high for a bit, according to AAA. The average nationally for a gallon of gas is $3.28. It has risen one cent since last week. Last year at this time gas was $2.19 per gallon. Oil ... MORE
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Two dead following a one-car accident in Auburn Saturday morning

Early Saturday morning a vehicle crash resulted in the death of two people. The Auburn Police and Auburn Fire Departments responded to a crash at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Metcalf Drive around 4:22 a.m. A Hyundai had hit a tree, ... MORE
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DOT hiring snow plow drivers for winter: Cold, snowy season predicted

Winter is coming. Last week the Farmer’s Almanac predicted a cold, snowy winter across much of the northeast, which means big business for the state of New York and other entities responsible for keeping roads and driveways clear. The calendar says October, ... MORE
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Port Byron man dies following fatal motorcycle accident

A Port Byron man has died following a fatal motorcycle accident. On Thursday, Sept. 29 around 9:10 p.m. Joshua Gallup, 38, of Port Byron was operating a 2006 Honda when he struck a driveway culvert after leaving the road. The accident occurred ... MORE
One critically injured after 18-wheeler collides with asphalt roller on Route 89

One critically injured after 18-wheeler collides with asphalt roller on Route 89

One person was critically hurt in a crash that shut down a state road in Seneca County on Tuesday. The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies responded to the area of State Route 89 and South Cayuga Lake Road in Ovid ... MORE
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Serious crash at intersection of Reed Rd., Rt. 14 in Geneva: Helicopter called to scene

Emergency crews responded to an accident at the intersection of Reed Road and Route 14 on Monday. Around 4 p.m. a tanker truck collided with a vehicle, with at least one vehicle erupting in flames. A LifeNet helicopter arrived at the scene ... MORE
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US roads in 2021 are most dangerous in a decade

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased our reliance on cars. With no alternative means of transportation available during the pandemic, most people had to resort to their personal cars to get from one place to another.  Even before the pandemic, the American culture ... MORE
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Woman entered Exit 8 on I-99 going the wrong direction, hitting two vehicles

Woman entered Exit 8 on I-99 going the wrong direction, hitting two vehicles

State police investigated a crash that happened on I-99 at exit 8 resulting in multiple injuries. Police say a 73-year-old woman from Horseheads entered the exit from the wrong direction, heading south in the northbound lane, and hit a vehicle driven by ... MORE