Police identify woman killed in Thompson Road crash

Thompson Road between Orrick Road and Alden Road was closed. (Photojournalist Matt Landers)

One person is dead after a crash on Thompson Road Saturday morning, according to DeWitt Police Department.

Officers say a Pontiac Grand Prix was driving southbound when it crossed the center lane and struck a GMC Savana Van traveling northbound head-on.

The driver of the Grand Prix, Michelle Manos, 29, and passenger James Caesar, 34, had to be extracted from the car by DeWitt fire department personnel, according to police.

Manos and Caesar were taken to Upstate Medical University where Manos later died from her injuries. Officials say Caesar suffered severe injuries and is currently being treated.

The driver and passenger in the Van were taken to Crouse Hospital where they were treated and released.

According to Onondaga County 911, the call came in around 6:43 a.m.

The crash is still under investigation.

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