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One killed in car crash in Chemung County

TOWN OF SOUTHPORT (WBNG) -- The Chemung County Sheriff's Office says one person was killed in a one-car crash Tuesday afternoon.

The sheriff's office says 69-year-old John J. Pendleton was killed when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree on Pennsylvania Avenue in the town of Southport.

He was transported to the Arnot Ogden Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, they say.

The sheriff's office says it believes Pendleton had a "medical episode" which caused him to leave the roadway.

New York State Police, Pine City and Southport Volunteer Fire departments and Erway Ambulance responded to the incident.

WBNG Staff

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