Sheriff David Gould reports that on Sunday at approximately 2:05 pm the Cayuga County E-911 Center dispatched deputies to a motor vehicle accident on Route 370 near Bradt Road in the Town of Ira.
The investigation into that accident revealed that Carol Mastowski, 71, of Wolcott was operating a 2006 Volkswagon Jetta Westbound on Route 370 when she left the West side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Mastowski was the sole occupant of the vehicle and there is no indication that any other vehicle was involved in the accident.
She was transported by Mercy Flight Helicopter to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead several hours later.
The investigation into crash is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation can contact Detective Sergeant Frederick Cornelius at (315) 253-6562. Tips can also be left on www.cayugasheriff.com by clicking the Tips tab. Anonymous tips are welcome.
Assisting the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office with this incident were the Cayuga County E-911 Center, Mercy Flight Helicopter, Cato Fire Department, Victory Fire Department, CIMVAC Ambulance, Fair Haven Ambulance, and Fair Haven Fire Department.