Reported Fatal Crash in Tioga County
Authorities are not releasing details about a reported deadly crash in Tioga County January 7.
According to postings on the Tioga County Firewire website, a person died on Route 96 in the Town of Candor after a vehicle sheared off a utility pole between Anderson Hill Road and Dominic Road.
Power was out to hundreds of New York State Electric and Gas customers and part of Route 96 was closed for hours.
Crews from the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office, Candor and Owego Fire Departments, emergency medical technicians from the Campville fire company, NYSEG and the New York State Department of Transportation all worked at the scene.
The name of the person apparently killed and the cause of the accident have not been released. Authorities also have not said if there was more than one person involved.