NEWFIELD – police are investigating a three car crash that claimed the life of a teen.
According to New York State Police, on Tuesday afternoon around 12:50 p.m., New York State Police at Ithaca responded to a three-vehicle crash on West Danby Road near Piper Road in the town of Newfield.
The investigation revealed that a Toyota Yaris and a Jeep Patriot were both traveling north on West Danby Road. The operator of the Jeep Patriot was stopped for another vehicle that was in front of it making a turn when the Jeep Patriot was rear-ended by the Toyota Yaris. The Toyota Yaris then went into on-coming traffic and was struck by a third vehicle, a Cadillac CT6.
The passenger of the Toyota Yaris, 17-year-old Peyton C. Shaw of Waverly was pronounced deceased on scene. The operator of the Toyota Yaris, 18-year-old Dale T. Beeman of Spencer was transported by helicopter to Robert Packer to be treated for serious injuries.
The operator of the Jeep Patriot, 40-year-old Aristopher D. Bo, of Waverly and the operator of the Cadillac CT6, 29-year-old Stephen M. Lucente of Spencer were checked out on scene by EMS but not transported to local hospitals.