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Press Release - Fatal MVA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Seneca County Sheriff reports that On 10-4-13 at about 6pm  Deputies responded to a two car motor vehicle accident that occurred on Rt. 336 in the Town of Fayette.  A vehicle driven by Janet M Freed age 18 of 1657 Rt. 96A in Ovid  was westbound on Rt. 336 and was beginning  to turn left in to a driveway, when she failed to see a eastbound vehicle.  Freed turned into the path of the eastbound vehicle and was struck in the passenger side.  The eastbound vehicle was driven by Elaine S Hilliard age 35 of 2550 Reed Road in Waterloo.  Hilliard complained of wrist and knee pain and was treated at Geneva General Hospital and released.  Janet Freed was checked at the scene by North Seneca Ambulance but was uninjured.  A passenger in Freed's vehicle Esther J Freed age 20 of 1657 Rt. 96A in Ovid had to be extricated from the vehicle by members of the Fayette Fire Department.  She was then transported by North Seneca Ambulance to Geneva General Hospital and then transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital where she died as a result of internal injuries sustained in the accident. 

Both vehicles sustained heavy damage.

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