GENESEO – The victim in Tuesday’s fatal accident on Rte. 63 is confirmed to be a SUNY Geneseo student.
According to our news partner News10NBC, the victim is an 18-year-old female SUNY Geneseo student.
Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said that a tractor trailer was northbound on Rte. 63 when the student pulled into its path out of Court Street, trying to head south.
Dougherty said that the name of the victim will not be released until tomorrow, when adequate notification is given to the family.
The accident occurred after 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Rte. 63 and Court Street.
Witnesses say that they clearly heard the collision from as far away as Meadow Drive.
“My thoughts and my prayers are with [first responders] but moreso the family of this young girl,” said Dougherty. “My heart breaks for this family that we’re reaching out to notify that they won’t have a daughter home for Christmas.”