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GAINES – Two Albion teenagers were hospitalized after the crash of a SUV on Densmore Road just south of Ridge Road in the Town of Gaines shortly after noon Thursdayy, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office said.

Jennie Lee Ettinger, 19, lost control as she was driving north on Densmore and the SUV veered into an apple orchard, authorities said. She was flown by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Her passenger, Austin J. Klein, 17. was freed from the wreckage by Albion firefighters and taken to Strong by ambulance.

Slippery road conditions and imprudent speed were blamed for the crash, which remainss under investigation.