UPDATE: Auburn woman ID’d as victim in fatal crash on SR 34

New York State Police have identified the 57-year-old Auburn woman who was killed in the fatal crash on State Route 34 in Sennett last week.

The accident happened on Route 34 between Manrow and Highbridge roads Thursday morning around  7 am. Vivian D. Johnson was the passenger in the vehicle, which was operated by her significant other William H. Harley.

The other vehicle, which was involved in the two-car accident was operated by William M. VAnderwerken, 35, of Oneida.  The roadway remained closed until a little before 2 pm, according to State Police.

Report – Thursday, 2 pm

State Police say one person is dead after a crash this morning on State Route 34 between Manrow and Highbridge roads.

The accident happened around 7 am, and the roadway remained closed as investigators worked at the scene. The crash happened in Sennett and involved two vehicles, according to State Police. The identities of those involved has not been released.

Early-reports from the Cayuga County 911 Center noted that one person was trapped inside a vehicle at the scene. While another was laying on the ground at the scene with chest pains and difficulty breathing.

Those traveling through the area, or planning on traveling through the area in the coming hours should plan an alternate route. As Route 34 is expected to remain closed for several more hours as State Police investigate the accident.

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Original Story- Thursday, 8 am

A two car accident on State Route 34 that happened around 7:30 am resulted in the roadway being shut down while crews worked to assist those at the scene.

Dispatch reports that there were two patients with injuries on scene. One of those patients way laying int he roadway with chest pains. While the second individual was trapped inside the vehicle.

Sennett Rescue and Throop Ambulance were first on the scene, which was reported to be between Manrow Road and High bridge Road on Route 34.

Weedsport Ambulance and Rescue were also called to the scene, as well as TLC Ambulance. More manpower was requested to the scene to handle traffic control, which ultimately was what resulted in the closure of Route 34.

– Read more on the road closure here from NY511

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