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Port Byron man ticketed after two-vehicle crash in Seneca County

November 22, 2016 GMT

Two Cayuga County motorists were involved in a crash Monday on State Route 318 in the town of Tyre, Seneca County.

According to the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-car accident at approximately 1:20 p.m. A vehicle driven by Phillip Seaton, 29, of 1737 Davies Road, Port Byron, was heading eastbound on State Route 318. Seaton lost control of the vehicle due to hazardous road conditions.

Seaton’s car crossed into the westbound lane and collided with a vehicle driven by Joseph Beniamino, 49, of Auburn.

Following the head-on collision, Beniamino was transported to Geneva General Hospital after complaining of neck pain. Seaton reported having back pain, but declined treatment.


Seaton was ticketed for driving at a speed not reasonable and prudent, authorities said.