NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander
Original Release: On June 1, 2022, at approximately 6:47 p.m., New York State Police at Homer and members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to a report of a three-vehicle crash on State Route 13 near Bennie Road in the town of Cortlandville.
A pick-up truck was traveling north on State Route 13. The only occupant of a pick-up truck, a 34-year-old male of Homer, NY was pronounced deceased on scene.
A second pick-up truck and a sedan were both traveling south on State Route 13. The pick-up truck traveling south was occupied by a 27-year-old from Dryden, NY and a 23-year-old female passenger of Binghamton, NY. They were both transported by TLC Ambulance to Guthrie Cortland Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The only occupant of the sedan, a 22-year-old male of Homer, NY was not transported by ambulance.
A preliminary investigation indicates that the pick-up that was traveling northbound traveled into the southbound lanes when the vehicles collided. The investigation continues.
Troopers were assisted by members of the Cortlandville Fire Department, TLC, Dryden Ambulance, and the New York State Department of Transportation.