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At least one dead in car accident Tuesday morning

SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - UPDATE: The Chemung County Sheriffs office released the names of the drivers involved. 


UPDATE (12:42) The Chemung County Sheriffs office released a statement regarding the crash. The statement confirmed one of the drivers in the two car accident died at the scene.

It has been determined that the vehicle traveling south entered the lane and struck the vehicle heading north, killing the driver. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation but snowy road conditions are believed to be a factor. The identity of the drivers have not yet been released. Stick with 18 News for further developments.


(7:47AM) 18 News has confirmed there is at least one fatality following a motor-vehicle accident on  NY-328 in the town of Southport. 

A medical examiner was just called to the scene. 

All lanes are closed between Roundabout and Sagetown Rd. 

Details are limited at this time. 

This is a developing story. Stick with 18 News for the latest.  

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