The Tioga County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle that shut down a portion of Route 79 near the Broome/Tioga County line for several hours on Saturday, May 21.

12:00 p.m. UPDATE:

Tioga County Sheriff's officials say Deputies were called to the scene of a reported motorcycle/car crash on Route 79 in the Town of Richford at 4:25 p.m. Saturday, May 21 and upon arrival found the motorcyclist had been thrown from the bike and lifesaving measures were initiated by witnesses at the scene.

In spite of those efforts, 50-year-old Maria T. Hrehor of Binghamton was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tioga County Coroner's Office.

 The details of the crash are currently under investigation.

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Initial reports indicated Broome County ambulance and fire crews were called to the area near the Broome/Tioga Sports complex at Route 79 and Glezen Road.

Tioga County Sheriff's officials say the details of the crash remain under investigation.

No information is available about the occupants of the passenger vehicle that was involved in the crash.

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