GROTON, N.Y. — A helicopter is being called to a two-vehicle head-on accident at the 800 block of Peru Road Friday afternoon in the town of Groton, an official said.

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The crash was reported at 4:01 p.m. and at least three ambulances were also called to the scene, a Tompkins County 911 dispatcher said.

Route 38, between Peruville and Stevens roads, is closed in both directions as of 4:30 p.m.

Firefighters from the Groton, Freeville, and McLean departments are at the scene, along with the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story. 

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