West Sparta Driver Dies after Christmas Eve Rollover

WEST SPARTA – A West Sparta man passed away after a rollover accident on McKay Road on Christmas Eve. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Cory Trybushyn, 29, was eastbound on Mckay Road and failed to negotiate a curve, causing the car to strike several small trees and roll over at 5:09 a.m. Trybushyn was the only occupant of the vehicle. He was trapped in the accident but freed by West Sparta and … [Read more...]

Victim of Fatal Geneseo Accident Identified as Savannah Williams

GENESEO – The SUNY Geneseo freshman who lost her life in a collision with a tractor trailer on Tuesday is identified as Savannah Williams, 18. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the preliminary investigation indicates that Williams pulled out of Court Street and into the path of the northbound tractor tailer which was driven by Robert Wilkinson, 24. Wilkinson was not injured but badly shaken by the … [Read more...]

18-Year-Old Girl Victim in Fatal Geneseo Accident

UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Geneseo Accident was SUNY Geneseo Student GENESEO – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office confirms that the deceased driver in Tuesday's fatal accident was an 18-year-old girl. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the truck was northbound on Rte. 63 when the 18-year-old pulled into its path out of Court Street. "Another tractor trailer was northbound and used brakes and veered out of the way … [Read more...]

Driver Killed in Geneseo Truck Crash

UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Geneseo Accident was SUNY Geneseo Student UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Girl Victim in Fatal Geneseo Accident GENESEO – Law enforcement confirms that the tractor trailer-car accident on Rte. 63 caused a fatality. According to our news partners News10NBC, Deputies confirm the death of one person. A truck struck the side of a sedan after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of Rte. 63 and Court Street. Witnesses say … [Read more...]

Driver Fatally Crashes into Dansville Culvert

UPDATE: Police Identify Victim in Fatal Dansville Accident DANSVILLE – First responders are at the scene of a one-car accident that fatally injured one person. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, a minivan was southbound on Rte. 63 just north of Zerfass Road when the vehicle veered off the right shoulder, drove into a deep ditch and struck a culvert. First responders closed Rte. 63 while the Livingston County Sheriff's … [Read more...]

Rear-End Collision Kills 1 in York

UPDATE: Sheriff's Office Identifies Victim of Fatal York Crash YORK – A rear-end collision took the life of one person and injured another Thursday afternoon on Rte. 63 at Chandler Road. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, one person passed away at the scene. Another person was transported to the hospital with injuries. One vehicle was northbound on Rte. 63 slowed or stopped in the area of Chanler Road when the SUV rear … [Read more...]

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Springwater Car Accident

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SPRINGWATER – One person died and at least two were injured in a car accident in Springwater late Sunday morning. According to a press release from the New York State Police, Lisa Price, 42, of Lima, was operating a 2009 Kia Rio southbound on Rte. 15A. Price was attempting to turn left into a State Forest trail access parking area when she drove into the path of an oncoming 2008 Mitsubishi Mirage driven northbound by Paul Russell, 51, of … [Read more...]

1 New Jersey Tourist Killed in Perry Crash

NYLON – One passenger in a van full of New Jersey tourists has died in an accident with a local pickup truck at the intersection of Rte. 246 and 20A in Perry Friday afternoon. According to Wyoming County Undersheriff David Linder, the van was traveling from New Jersey to Toronto with seven occupants when it collided with the Chevy Silverado with one passenger at about 12:30 p.m. First responders describe the driver of the pickup as 'an … [Read more...]

West Sparta Car Fire Kills One

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UPDATE: Investigators Work to Identify Victim in Fatal Car Fire WEST SPARTA – One person died in a car fire on Union Corners Road in the Town of West Sparta. According to Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the investigation into the incident is ongoing. Police have been investigating the scene for much of Wednesday morning. Continue to follow the GeneseeSun.com as further details become available. … [Read more...]

Former Livonia Fire Chief Saves Lives in Fatal Phillipines Ferry Accident

LIVONIA – A Former Livonia firefighter is among the survivors of a fatal ferry accident in the Philippines and is being credited with saving lives after the bow of the ferry suddenly rose from the waters before it flipped over on one side and began to sink. According to news partner 13WHAM, the Associated Press reports Lawrence Drake, 48, says he was able to revive a fellow passenger who wasn’t breathing after running to the side of the boat … [Read more...]