Enfield, NY (November 1, 2018) – Authorities have reported a motor vehicle accident that took place on Route 79 in the town of Enfield. The accident involved a vehicle that crashed into a house on Thursday morning, November 1, and resulted in the death of the driver and the injuries of the occupants of the house.
The crash was reported to have happened at approximately 4:57 a.m. when the vehicle involved left the highway and crashed into a house in the 2500 block of Mecklenburg Road. The state highway, west of Ithaca, was closed until around 9:30 a.m.
According to the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the vehicle was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as the occupants of the house were considered to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The highway was closed off in the area following the crash, and authorities have not yet released the names of anyone involved in the crash. No further details have been provided at this time.
Police are actively conducting a full investigation into this crash.
First and foremost, we considerately wish to extend our sympathies to anyone who may have been injured in this crash, as we offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim. Be it excessive speeding, drowsy driving, distracted driving, DUI, or any other form of careless behavior behind the wheel, New York car accidents frequently happen for many reasons.
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