Teen hurt in crash after suffering medical emergency

Published Oct 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

TOWN OF LEE — A Lewis County teenager was hospitalized after law enforcers said she suffered a medical emergency while driving on Route 26 Sunday afternoon.

Sheriff’s deputies said Julie A. Fox, 19, of Greig, was northbound at about 6:13 p.m. when she suffered an unknown medical episode and lost consciousness behind the wheel. Deputies said Fox’s 2004 Dodge went off the west shoulder and into a ditch. Fox suffered a minor head injury and was treated at Rome Memorial Hospital, authorities stated.

The accident remains under investigation.