State Police have now confirmed the identity of the 19-year-old killed in a crash that happened at the intersection of State Route 318 and Gravel Rd.
While they did not have any additional information about the crash, how it happened, or what led to the accident — the following information was obtained from law enforcement.
The driver of one of the vehicles was identified as Rieley N. Church, 19, of Auburn. The second vehicle was operated by John P. Bornheimer, 50, of Macedon.
Church’s obituary noted that he had graduated from Auburn High School and was working at the del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre. He was a valet attendant and had a passion for cars, according to his family.
This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.
A serious accident at the intersection of State Route 318 and Gravel Rd. in Seneca Falls has temporarily delayed traffic, according to first responders.
The accident was reported around 3 pm, and involved two vehicles. Reports indicate that one of those vehicles flipped, which required the jaws of life for extrication. Initial reports indicated that one person had been transported to Auburn Community Hospital. However, the latest reports indicate that all patients involved, who required hospital care were transported to Geneva General Hospital.
Magee Fire Department, as well as Seneca Falls Fire Department were reportedly at the scene. First responders also noted that a landing zone was being setup for an airlift from the scene.
LifeNet was called and ultimately told to stand down before arrival, as ambulance crews on scene handled all involved patients.
Magee Fire and North Seneca Ambo responding to Route 318 and Gravel Road for the serious PI MVC.
— SenecaCountyFireWire (@scfw_50) September 2, 2017
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.