Story updated at 11:50 a.m. Thursday.

ITHACA, N.Y. — A pedestrian was airlifted after a crash Wednesday in Ulysses.

At about 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash involving a car and a pedestrian. The driver, who was operating a pick up truck, was westbound on Perry City Road when they struck a pedestrian who was walking in the roadway, the sheriff’s office said.

The pedestrian was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital Trauma Center in Syracuse. Lt. Dan Donahue, of the sheriff’s office, said they have been notified that the pedestrian’s injuries are not life threatening. Donahue said the sheriff’s office is not releasing the age or name of the pedestrian.

The operator of the vehicle was not ticketed as a result of the incident, Donahue said.

New York State Police, the Trumansburg Fire Department and Trumansburg ambulance assisted at the scene.

The sheriff’s office says the investigation is ongoing.

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