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      Cayuga County man dead after car flips off bridge

      State Police in Elbridge reported a one-car fatal accident that happened early January 12th on Old Route 31.

      Troopers say 35-year-old Bradley S. Reed of Brutus, in Cayuga County, lost control of his vehicle, hitting a mailbox and a snow bank before hitting a guardrail and falling 50-70 feet down into the brook below.

      The car was not found until after 7:15am. Police say Reed was pronounced dead on the scene.

      A spokesperson for the State Police told CNY Central that they did not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash, but that wet roads were likely to blame.