Deputies say 22 year-old Jeffrey Bennett of Geneva died after the car he was riding in lost control on a curve and crossed into the path of a Cayuga County snow plow in the town of Springport.

A Geneva man is dead after a crash involving a car and a snow plow in Cayuga County

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Springport.

Deputies say 28 year-old Alex Myers of Union Springs was driving on State Route 326 with a passenger, 22 year-old Jeffrey Bennett of Geneva. Meyers lost control on a curve south of Web Road, crossing into the path of a northbound Cayuga County snow plow, according to deputies.

Deputies say the car struck the plow blade perpendicularly across the passenger side and then spun off the roadway.

Bennett was pronounced dead at the scene. Myers was taken to University Hospital in Syracuse with non-critical injuries.

The driver of the snow plow and his passenger were not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.