The investigation is continuing into a one-car rollover accident that occurred Sunday afternoon on State Route 54A near Pepper Road.
According to the Yates County Sheriff’s Office, 62 year old Steven Nesbitt, of Branchport, was traveling southwest when he apparently fell asleep behind the wheel. His car left the road and entered the ditch before striking a traffic sign and fire hydrant. The car overturned, coming to rest on its roof. Because of the position of the car, a passenger, 62 year old Karen Nesbitt, also of Branchport, had to extricated by Branchport-Keuka Park firefighters.
Both Nesbitt’s were taken to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital for treatment of their injuries.