COVERT, N.Y. — One person was airlifted to a hospital after a roll-over crash near Covert in Seneca County on Sunday night, according to the Trumansburg Fire Department.

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The man has not been identified.

Lt. Dan Scherer, spokesperson for the Trumansburg Fire Department, said that Trumansburg Fire and Ambulance were called to a roll-over crash on Arden Road in Seneca County around 8:25 p.m. Sunday night.


Crews found the truck off the road and on its side with the driver still inside. The driver was extricated from the vehicle and then transported up a ravine using a basket secured with ropes, Scherer said.

The victim, believed to be in his 40’s, was taken via ambulance to a landing zone before being flown by LifeNet to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

Scherer did not know the status of the victim.

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.