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Woman Found Dead Following Crash In Truxton


What made a woman drive off of Bells Mills Road in Truxton and hit a tree? Cortland County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating. The crash killed a woman, whose name won’t be released until her family can be told. The crash was discovered yesterday morning with the woman still in her Jeep.

Official Release Below:

Narrative:   The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident which occurred on Bells Mills Road located in the Town of Truxton.  The operator of the motor vehicle was traveling West on Bells Mills Road, when the motor vehicle left the roadway, striking a tree.  The operator of the motor vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.  The operator was the only occupant and no other vehicles were involved.  The cause of the accident is still under investigation and the name of the operator will be released pending notification of the next of kin.  

Assisting with the investigation was the Truxton Fire Department, TLC Ambulance Service, Smith’s Ambulance Service, Ron’s Towing and the Cortland County Coroner’s Office.

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