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...]

Sheriff Closes 2 of 3 Livingston County Hunting Fatality Investigations

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office has closed two of three investigations into hunter fatalities this hunting season. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said at a Friday press conference that a hunter's fatal fall from a West Sparta tree stand on opening day and another hunter's fatal medical problem in Springwater are considered accidental incidents and that no charges will be filed. The investigation … [Read more...]

Friends and Strangers Pass Fundraising Goal by $10K for Family of Lost Boys in Letchworth

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A GoFundMe.com fundraising page created when two young brothers were found deceased in the Genesee River below Lower Falls has seen such an incredible outpouring of community donations that it has exceeded its goal by $10,000. Dylan Giangregorio, 9, and Preston Giangregorio, 6, both tragically died when they were swept over the lower falls with five other family members. The crowdfunding site originally set a campaign goal … [Read more...]

West Sparta Car Fire Kills One


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...]

Fatality Confirmed in Avon ATV Accident

AVON – The ATV rider who ran off of North Littleville Road Tuesday evening and struck a guard rail has passed away. According to Captain Brian Applin with the Livingston County Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division, the rider was southbound on an ATV in the roadway of North Littleville Road when he ran off the road at about 7:48 p.m. and was thrown from the vehicle when he struck a guardrail, plastic pole and telephone pole, and fell into … [Read more...]

Fatal Accident Traps 12 in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – One person was killed and another 12 trapped in a three-car accident on Rte. 36 (Sonyea Road) near Cleveland Road Monday morning. According to Livingston County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Matthew Burgess, a small red car, a large van, and an SUV collided at about 8:10 a.m., killing the only occupant in the red car and injuring and trapping many of the 12 occupants of the van. The driver of the SUV declined ambulance transport to … [Read more...]

Man and Dog Confirmed Dead in Electrical Fire at Home

Reading this on your phone or tablet? Download our new app on Google Play and the Apple store. SPARTA – A 39-year-old man and his dog are confirmed dead in a house fire on Reeds Corners Road that started Thursday night as the man was apparently asleep in bed. According to Director of Emergency Management Kevin Niedermaier, the fire was started by extension cords under the carpet, and firefighters on scene were also concerned about two … [Read more...]