New York State Police say a three-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Cortland County man June 1.

Authorities say a 34-year-old Homer man, driving a pickup truck north on State Route 281 was killed when a second pickup truck and a sedan, both traveling south, collided with the northbound vehicle.

The crash happened in the area of State Route 13 and Bennie Road in the Town of Cortlandville at 6:47 p.m.  


State police say a 27-year-old Dryden resident and a 23-year-old Binghamton woman in the southbound pickup were transported by ambulance to Guthrie Cortland Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 22-year-old Dryden man driving the sedan was not taken to a hospital according to the State Police news release. It is not known if he suffered any injury in the crash.

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Troopers say the preliminary investigation indicates the northbound truck crossed into the southbound lane.

None of the names of those involved have been released.  The investigation is continuing.

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