Fatal Crash Investigated by Chenango Sheriff’s Office
Chenango County Sheriff's officials are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Guilford Township that has left one person dead.
Authorities say on September 13 the 911 Center received a call a about a crash involving two vehicles on County Road 36 near the intersection of County Road 37.
Investigators say they believe 22-year-old Dominique Brissett of Walkill, New York was traveling north on County north on County Road 36 in a 2007 Subaru Sedan at around 12:20 p.m. when his vehicle collided with a southbound 2017 Nissan sport utility vehicle driven by 23-year-old Rachel Feyh of Sidney.
Sheriff's officials say as the Road Patrol Division, Detectives Division and Accident Reconstruction Team responded to render aid to the drivers, one of the vehicles became engulfed in flames. Passing motorists quickly removed the driver before the vehicle was consumed by the fire.
Emergency responders worked to stabilize Feyh while extracting her from the SUV.
Sheriff Ernest Cuttng reports Brissett was pronounced dead at the scene.
Feyh was airlifted to SUNY Upstate University Medical Center in Syracuse where, at last report, she was in critical but stable condition.
The cause of the crash is ongoing,
Chenango County Sheriff's officials were assisted at the scene by the Guilford Fire Department, Norwich Fire Department, Chenango County Bureau of Fire, Life Net of New York, Guthrie Air, Sidney EMS and the Norwich City Police Department.