Over 100-Foot Fall Caused Non-Life Threatening Injuries for Teen in Springwater

SPRINGWATER – The teen who fell more than 100 feet down a waterfall Tuesday afternoon was successfully transported to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries. First responders who were at the scene confirmed Wednesday that the 18-year-old male is currently at Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident was on private property about a mile off of Canadice Road. "At about 3:26 p.m., we received a call of a … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Springwater Rope Rescue Saves Teen from Waterfall

SPRINGWATER – Rescuers rescued a badly injured 18-year-old from the bottom of a 200-foot waterfall on Tuesday. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office's Chief Deputy Matt Burgess said that the emergency call went out at about 3:30 p.m. for a teenage male fallen from a waterfall on private property about a mile off of Canadice Road. The teen is thought to have been hiking with a friend when he fell down the waterfall. He is not thought to … [Read more...]

40-Foot Fall Seriously Injures Hiker in Springwater

SPRINGWATER – A young man sustained serious injuries from a 40-foot fall from a hiking trail near Rte. 15A Thursday evening. According to first responders on scene, a 22-year-old from Wayland and several others were hiking and taking pictures along two waterfalls when he slipped on loose shale and fell about 40 feet, breaking his shoulder or upper arm and suffering lacerations. The emergency call came in at about 6:50 p.m. "The group he was … [Read more...]

Police Identify Brockport Children Who Fell from Letchworth Waterfall

CASTILE – New York State Police identified the two young boys who fell with five other people from the lower falls at Letchworth State Park Saturday night. According to a press release from NYS Police in Warsaw, the two children are identified as Preston Giangregorio, 6 and his brother Dylan Giangregorio, 9. Preston's body was found on Sunday. The search continues for Dylan. On June 11, 2016, at 7 p.m., seven people went over the lower … [Read more...]