Fatal Car Crash in Tompkins County

By Haley Burton

Fatal Car Crash in Tompkins County

December 31, 2012 Updated Dec 31, 2012 at 12:54 PM EDT

Town of Dryden, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Groton woman is killed in a car crash on State Route 366.

On Sunday, the New York State Police at Ithaca investigated a fatal motor vehicle collision which occurred on State Route 366 in the Town of Dryden, near Upper Creek Rd.

Victoria Howell, 20 of Groton, was driving west when she lost control of her vehicle and entered the east bound lane, striking a vehicle traveling east. The car was being driven by James Caywood, 48 of Elmira.

Howell was transported to Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca where she died from her injuries.

Caywood was not injured in the collision.

No charges have been filed.

New York State Police were assisted by the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, Freeville, Etna, and Dryden Fire Departments, and the New York State Department of Transportation.