Fatal car, tractor-trailer crash under investigation

State Police in Sidney are investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer. It happened in the town of Guilford.

Posted: Dec 26, 2019 5:52 AM
Updated: Dec 26, 2019 12:07 PM

GUILFORD, N.Y. -- State Police in Sidney are investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer in the town of Guilford. 

State police say 78-year-old Patricia A. House, of Kenoza Lake, drove through an intersection, and ended up underneath the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer. 

It happened at 6:17 p.m. Christmas night at the intersection of State Route 8 and County Road 35. 

The passenger of the car, 73-year-old William T. Brett, was killed in the crash. House is in serious condition at Wilson Medical Center. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured. 

Police say there is a stop sign at the intersection.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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