Fatal Accident in Chemung County

By WBNG News

Fatal Accident in Chemung County

April 29, 2012 Updated Apr 30, 2012 at 5:21 AM EDT

Horseheads, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Police are investigating the cause of a fatal motor vehicle accident in Chemung County.

The accident happened Sunday around 8:50 a.m. on State Route 13 just north of Tate Equipment.

A compact car and a mini-van struck head on. The person in the compact car was killed.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin as the investigation continues.

There were six people in the mini-van including four children. All six were taken to area hospitals. Their current conditions are not known.

State Route 13 was closed down for several hours while an accident reconstructionist from the Sheriff’s Office worked at the scene.

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