posted on April 09, 2011 20:24
A Bethany woman was killed when the car she was driving rolled over on Little Canada Road on Saturday. A passenger in the car suffered minor injuruies.
Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies said Suzanne M. Stratton, 51, of Clipnock Road, Bethany,was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her passenger, 16-year-old Peter C. Couch, also of Clipnock Road, was wearing a seatbelt. He was transported to UMMC with minor injuries.
Stratton was driving at 1998 Dodge Stratus westbound on Little Canada just before 3:30 p.m. when she apparently failed to negotiate a curve. Her car flew off the roadway and overturned several times before coming to rest on its wheels in a field.
Stratton was ejected from the car.
Deputies said alcohol was not considered a factor in the accident.
Assisting at the scene were the Bethany Fire Department, Mercy EMS and State Police.