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Penn Yan Man Airlifted After Colliding With Tractor-Trailer


A local man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital on Sunday after the car he was driving was involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer on State Route 14 in the town of Torrey.

According to the Yates County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Reinard of Penn Yan attempted to pass the tractor-trailer on the right-hand side as its driver attempted to turn right and collided with the trailer. The impact caused Reinard’s vehicle to become pinned under the trailer. Reinard was airlifted to Rochester by LifeNet for non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, 58-year-old Mark Bertollini of Auburn, was not injured.

The Sheriff’s Office says tickets are pending the outcome of an investigation.

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