Seneca Falls, N.Y. - State police say a three-car crash on the New York State Thruway has closed the westbound lanes.

Troopers say the accident occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in the Town of Tyre between exits 40 and 41. 

Westbound traffic has to leave the highway at exit 39 and state police say motorists face extended delays. 

State police say that at least one person died in the crash.