On Thursday November 29th at 11:22 AM, Tioga County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a one car roll over accident on State Route 96B in the Town of Candor. Brett Ross, age 19, of Candor, NY was operating his vehicle in a southbound direction on State Route 96B when the vehicle left the east side shoulder of the roadway, struck a guide rail, and over turned several times. The reason the vehicle left the roadway is undetermined at this time. At the time of the accident, Ross, who was wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle.
Ross was treated, at the scene, by members of the Candor Ambulance Squad and Guthrie Air Crew and then air lifted to Robert Packer Hospital where he later died from the injuries he sustained in the accident. Deputies were assisted, at the scene, by members of the Candor Fire Department, Candor Ambulance Squad, and members of the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Team.