ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A driver is dead following a serious car crash in the Town of Rush early Sunday evening, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said (MCSO).

Police said that the driver had been traveling east on Rush Lima Road, and another car was traveling west. One of the cars veered over the double yellow line, police said, and struck the other car, but authorities have not determined which car is responsible.

The driver traveling westbound was transported to the hospital with injuries. MCSO representatives did not clarify the state of the driver.

The deceased driver was identified early Monday evening by MCSO as 32-year-old Lima resident Jenel Johnson.

“Our condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time,” representatives said.

Rush-Lima Road between Phelps and Scofield Road was closed to traffic until around 10:30 p.m Sunday. All roads are currently back open to the public.


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