Woman Passes Away after Avon Crash

AVON – The injured driver in Wednesday's collision on Rte. 15 (Lakeville Road) passed away late Friday night. According to a press release from New York State Police, Norma Miller, 75, passed away at Strong Memorial Hospital. State Police said that the investigation into the collision is ongoing. They were assisted at the scene by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. At the scene on Wednesday, State Police said that the driver of the … [Read more...]

Hunter Dies in West Sparta on Opening Day

WEST SPARTA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a hunter on Saturday, opening day of the regular firearms deer hunting season. According to Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the hunter is a male in his 80's. "The call came in as a fall from a tree stand," said Dougherty. The investigation is in the area of Reed Road. As noted in the past, the Sheriff's Office recommends that all hunters use a safety harness … [Read more...]

Man Struck by 2 Cars in Leicester Passes Away

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LEICESTER – The man who suffered serious injuries after lying in Rte. 36 and being struck by two vehicles has died. According to a press release from New York State Police, on Aug. 9 at approximately 3:20 a.m., the State Police responded to the report of a pedestrian struck on Rte. 36 in the Town of Leicester. NYS Police said that a 35-year-old male was lying partially in the southbound lane and was struck by a southbound vehicle. He then … [Read more...]

Hemlock Murderer Dies in Prison

ROME – Gary Flemke, the man who brutally took his wife's life in late February 2014 in Hemlock, has died while serving a lengthy sentence at Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, NY. According to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Flemke died on May 2, 2016 at age 63. Livingston County was shocked as the details of Flemke's 2014 crimes unfolded. Family members said that his wife, Marcia Flemke, 58, … [Read more...]