CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) – Police released the name of the Corning woman who died in a motorcycle-vehicle crash on River Road Thursday morning.
New York State Police responded to an accident between a motorcycle and an SUV on River Road around 11:58 a.m. on May 26. Police said Lorie Woodruff, 59, was traveling east when she traveled across the center line of the road while going around a bend.
Woodruff entered into the path of the oncoming SUV driven by a 57-year-old from Corning. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the investigation is ongoing.
The Joint Corning Fire District and AMR Ambulance responded to the scene. River Road was reopened around 2:30 p.m.
This marked the fifth fatal crash in the Twin Tiers so far this month. In Tioga County, N.Y, an Elmira man and a Binghamton woman died in fatal motorcycle crashes. And in Bradford County, two people died in separate fatal crashes.