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One Dead After Early Morning Crash in Solon


One person is dead and another was rushed to Upstate Medical Center after a single vehicle crash that occurred in the early morning hours of December 27th.

Officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to the single vehicle accident on Stillwell Road in the Town of Solon around 3:50 in the morning. An investigation by officers found the vehicle had two occupants and was traveling north on Stillwell Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and crashed into a tree.

The Sheriff’s Office says one person was pronounced deceased as a result of the crash. The names of the occupants of the vehicle have not been released yet pending identification and notification of next of kin.

Assisting the Sheriff’s Office was the City of Cortland Police Department, McGraw Fire Department, Solon Highway Department, Cortland County Highway Department, TLC Ambulance, and Cortland County Coroner.

The Sheriff’s Office also says the investigation remains ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 607-758-6151.

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