Driver dead after head-on crash in Gates

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GATES, N.Y. (WROC) — One person is dead after a crash on Pixley Road in Gates Thursday afternoon.

According to Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode, a northbound car crossed into the southbound lane near the Brooklea County Club around 2:30 p.m. and hit a car headed in the opposite direction.

The driver of the northbound car was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified Friday by gates police as 68-year-old Anne Cooney of Gates.

The other driver was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for observation. There were no passengers.

Police say Pixley Road will be closed “for a few hours” as they investigate.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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