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PEMBROKE – A rollover accident on the eastbound Thruway near here about 4:15 p.m. Thursday took the life of a woman identified by State Police as Jacqueline J. Hayes, 71, of Plover, Wisconsin and left a passenger seriously injured.

State police said today that Jacqueline Hayes was eastbound in the left lane when her vehicle drifted off the left shoulder. She overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle, which went off the left side of the road and overturned several times before coming to rest in a wooded area in the center median, authorities said.

Troopers said her passenger, Richard R. Hayes, also 71, suffered head and leg trauma and was flown to the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo where he was listed in serious condition today.

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