posted on August 03, 2012 07:44
A two-vehicle crash on Route 39 in Avon has taken the life of a Geneseo woman.
Sheriff’s deputies say 64-year-old Charlene Ruliffson died yesterday when she pulled her car into the path of a pick-up truck towing a large horse trailer.
Ruliffson was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the pick-up was not hurt.
There was one horse in the trailer at the time of the accident and it was not injured.
Also from Livingston County, a teenage girl was killed when she was hit by a train.
17-yrear-old Kaylie Mann of Dalton was struck yesterday morning near her home.
Authorities estimated the train was traveling at nearly 50 miles an hour.
Dalton is a hamlet in the southern part of Livingston County.
Authorities have determined there was no hazardous material spilled by the crash of a crop dusting plane in Alexander.
The pilot, 48-year-old Louis Christie, said his plane went down yesterday morning when he tried to avoid power lines and crashed into some trees. Authorities had been concerned about the pesticides onboard the plane.
The aircraft crashed in a wooded area off of Brookville Road.
A Batavia woman has been sentenced to 5-years probation for welfare fraud.
39-year-old Kerry Ackley of Maple Street was also ordered to pay back more than 11-thosuand dollars in benefits she received.
Ackley pleaded to a felony count of attempted grand larceny.
Governor Cuomo has signed a package of bills aimed at keeping closer tabs on sex offenders in New York State. The new laws require law enforcement to more frequently update photos of high-risk sex offenders and require the Parole Board to have full transcripts of release interviews for detained offenders.
The governor says the new laws will help protect New Yorkers from sex offenders who may try to skip out on their parole requirements.