The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the accident reported on Thursday afternoon near Auburn.
Around 2:19 p.m. first responders reported to State Route 34 north of the Turnpike Road intersection for a three-car crash in the Town of Sennett.
Deputies say Darynn VanWie, 26, of Weedsport was operating an SUV when she struck the rear of a sedan operated by 58-year-old David Fleet of Mattydale.
The collision caused Fleet’s vehicle to strike the rear of a vehicle operated by 78-year-old Vicki Viccaro, of Weedsport.
Fleet was transported to Auburn Community Hospital where he died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Viccaro was treated at the scene for a minor injury. VanWie was not injured.
Deputies were assisted by the 911 Center, New York State Police, Throop Fire Department, Sennett Fire Department and American Medical Response Ambulance.
The investigation is active. Anyone with information is urged to call (315) 258-3868.