UPDATE 6:30 p.m. —
A woman died on Tuesday after her car was hit by a garbage truck near Trumansburg, according to a news release from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.
The woman’s identity has not been released.
Police say the woman was driving east on Perry City Road when she pulled out in front of a Casella’s Waste Truck traveling south on Trumansburg Road.
After the two vehicles collided, the woman’s vehicle came to rest in the ditch on the east side of the roadway. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck driver was treated on scene by Trumansburg Ambulance, according to authorities.
The crash occurred around 1:45 p.m.
New York State Police Commercial Vehicle Unit and New York State Police Accident Reconstruction Team were also called to the scene.
2:30 p.m. —
Authorities have confirmed that one woman has died after a rollover crash near Trumansburg on Tuesday afternoon.
The woman’s name has not been released.
The rollover crash was reported near the intersection of Trumansburg Road and Perry City Road.
A member of the Trumansburg Fire Department confirmed the fatality from the scene.
Two dogs reportedly involved in the crash survived and have been taken to a local animal shelter.
The Ithaca Fire Department was also called to the scene.
This news is breaking. We will provide updates as they become available.
ITHACA, N.Y. — Emergency crews are responding to what is being reported as a serious crash at the intersection of Trumansburg Road and Perry City Road.
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A helicopter has been dispatched to the scene, according to the Tompkins County 911 Dispatch Center.
One victim was reported to be unresponsive after the accident, the dispatch center said. The exact condition of the victim was unknown at this time.
The victim’s identity has not been released. Traffic is expected to be disrupted in the area of Rt. 96 Northwest of the city of Ithaca.
Additionally, the SPCA of Tompkins County has been called to the scene; initial reports indicate that two small animals in the vehicle.
The crash appears to involve just one vehicle.
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