Woman killed in crash that closed Rt. 219 North

Posted at 2:02 PM, May 18, 2016

A 71-year-old woman is dead following an accident on Rt. 219 North that closed the roadway for hours on Wednesday.

The crash happened around 1:30pm near the Route 20A (Big Tree Road) exit and the northbound lanes were closed at Armor Duells Road because of the accident. The roadway didn't re-open until after 5pm.

Police say the driver of one of the vehicles, a 71-year-old woman from Yorkshire, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, a 58-year-old woman from Springville, was taken to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.