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Waterville woman killed in early-morning car accident


MARSHALL, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Waterville woman was killed early Sunday morning in an accident after her car crashed and then caught fire.

Oneida County Sheriff's Deputies confirm that 21-year-old Abigail Murphy was the victim in the accident. Investigators say the vehicle was heading north on Hanover Road in the Town of Marshall when it left the roadway, striking a culvert. The vehicle then caught fire.

Murphy was the only occupant of the vehicle and no other cars were involved.

An autopsy was conducted Sunday morning at St. Elizabeth Medical Center and the cause of death was determined to be skull fractures and brain injuries due to blunt force trauma.

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