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Whitesboro driver, 78, dies in Remsen crash

Posted 5/9/22

REMSEN — A 78-year-old man has died after he drove in front of an oncoming vehicle on Route 365 in Remsen Saturday morning, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies said …

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Whitesboro driver, 78, dies in Remsen crash

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REMSEN — A 78-year-old man has died after he drove in front of an oncoming vehicle on Route 365 in Remsen Saturday morning, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's deputies said Wayne Geer, 78, of Whitesboro, pulled onto Route 365 from Fairchild Road at about 11 a.m. Saturday and failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming vehicle. Deputies said Geer's 2020 Chevy Silverado was struck by a westbound 2015 Toyota Sequoia, driven by Scott Jackson, 66.

Geer suffered serious injuries and then died in the ambulance on his way to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, authorities said. Jackson was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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