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UPDATE: Dog killed in 2-vehicle crash on Seneca Turnpike

New Hartford police say that a small dog was killed in the two-vehicle crash on Seneca Turnpike Thursday afternoon.

Posted: Jul 5, 2018 2:04 PM
Updated: Jul 5, 2018 5:08 PM

UPDATE:  New Hartford police say that a small dog was killed in the two-vehicle crash on Seneca Turnpike Thursday afternoon.

Police say 24-year-old Liam Halpin of New Hartford was driving a 2010 Honda, and he was pulling out of Wendy’s and attempting to make a left turn heading westbound on Seneca Turnpike when he failed to give the right-of-way and struck a 2018 Volkswagon, which was traveling eastbound on Seneca Turnpike.

There were no injuries to the people in the car, but a small dog that was in the back seat of the Volkswagon was killed when it hit the back of the driver’s seat.

Police say Halpin was ticketed for failing to give the right-of-way to the car.

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(Previous coverage)

NEW HARTFORD – Several emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash on Seneca Turnpike in New Hartford on Thursday afternoon.

The crash occurred in front of Wendy’s at 8505 Seneca Turnpike around 1:45 p.m. Video and photos taken at the scene of the crash show that an SUV partially drove on top of another car that was driving in the opposite direction.

The New Hartford fire and police departments were both called to the scene, along with Edward Ambulance.

It’s unknown at this time if any injuries were sustained in the crash.

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