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Press Release - PI-MVA

CR#14-052934

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on May 24th at 3:03pm, Sheriff's Deputies responded to the intersection of County Road 142 and West Covert road in the Town of Covert for a PI-MVA. It was determined that a southbound vehicle, a 2003 Toyota Corolla being operated by 24 year old Kari A. Wright of 6465 Waterburg Road in Trumansburg crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a northbound 2001 volkswagon beetle driven by 62 year old Daniel J. Kaiser of 6794 St. Rt. 96a in Ovid. After the crash, Kaisers vehicle then struck a utility pole before coming to rest in a field. Both vehicles sustained Heavy damage and had to be towed from the scene. Life-net was called to the scene and transported Kaiser to SUNY Upstate for chest and abdominal pain. Wright was transported to Cayuga Medical center via Trumansburg ambulance for a check over as she sustained stomach pain in the crash. Wright was issued a utt for failure to keep right returnable to the T-Covert court. The interlaken, Ovid and Trumansburg Fire departments assisted on scene. sm128

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