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Lysander Crash Kills Fulton Woman

A Fulton woman died Saturday night in a car crash in Lysander.

The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department alleges that Margaret Silkworth, 89, of Fulton failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Sprague Rd. and Tater Rd.

Her car slammed into a car driven by Erika Peterson, 18, of Memphis, NY.

An ambulance rushed Silkworth to University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  Peterson suffered a minor injury but declined to be treated.

Police have not issued tickets in this case, which remains under investigation.