Two are dead and seven others hurt early this morning after a taxi crashed in Cortland County.
Sheriff's deputies say the van was westbound on Bennie Road in Cortlandville when it veered off the road and struck a utility pole. The driver and one passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. The other seven passengers were injured and sent to multiple hospitals. No identities of any of the occupants or conditions of the survivors are currently available. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.