The investigation into a one-car accident on Shepherd Road in the town of Brutus Monday afternoon that claimed the life of a 19 year old woman remains under investigation.
According to the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, Kayla Cox was traveling east around 4:45 p.m. when he Dodge Dakota pickup truck left the east side of the road and struck several trees. Cox, who was the only person in the truck, was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, investigators don’t believe another vehicle was involved in the crash. Anyone that might have information regarding the accident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Fred Cornelius at 315-253-6562 or tips can be left online at cayugasheriff.com
Weedsport and Port Byron Fire Departments, Jordan Ambulance, State Police and the state DEC all assisted at the scene.