Accident in Volney Kills Phoenix Man

A car crashed head-on into a dump truck Thursday in Volney, killing the car’s driver, State Police said.

Police give this account of events:

At about 12:26 p.m. Thursday, along County Route 57 in Volney, a Kia Soul driven by William M. Mancini, 57, of 3315 Glen Abbey Terrace, Phoenix crossed the center line of the road and ran head-on into a dump truck driven by James R. Beach, 75, of 7516 Beach Rd., Auburn.

Mancini was pronounced dead at the scene. Beach was injured, but his injuries are not life-threatening, police said. He was taken to University Hospital in Syracuse.