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UPDATE: One dead after three-car wreck on Rt. 318 in Seneca County

Sheriff Tim Luce has provided new information about the fatal crash on Route 318 Thursday in Junius.

He says that around 2 p.m. deputies responded to a three-car crash. First responders from around Northern Seneca County responded and assisted with mutual aid.

A vehicle operated by Marianne White, 70, of Auburn was traveling west on Route 318 when she was sideswiped by an eastbound vehicle operated by 59-year-old Kimberly Tompkins, of Phelps.



White’s vehicle then swerved into the eastbound lane and collided with a third car operated by Angelo Mascioli, 45, of Newark.

White’s vehicle, along with Mascioli’s came to rest on the eastbound shoulder while Tompkins’ vehicle came to rest blocking westbound traffic.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by Junius and Magee firefighters who extricated White and her passenger, identified as Paul Crapo, 72, also of Auburn.

Luce says that White sustained chest injuries and was transported by North Seneca Ambulance to Geneva General Hospital where she died as a result of those injuries.

Crapo was also transported to Geneva General by South Seneca Ambulance where he was treated for rib and chest injuries.



Luce says Mascioli was transported by Mercy flight to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse where he is being treated for leg and hip injuries.

All of the vehicle sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene. Tompkins was uninjured in the wreck and was issued tickets for failing to keep right and having an unregistered vehicle.

Tompkins will appear in Junius Town Court to answer the charges.


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