posted on September 16, 2013 07:18
There was a deadly accident involving a piece of construction equipment in Corfu.
54-year-old Kevin Doktor of Boyce Road was killed yesterday when a skid loader he was operating apparently got stuck in mud and trapped Doktor as he tried to free it.
East Pembroke Assistant Fire Chief Stephen Smelski said there was nothing rescuers could do
"The bucket, for some reason, came down as the victim was working on the machine. Doktor became trapped between the bucket and the body of the machine. There was absolutely nothing we could do."
State Police are investigating.
Doktor owned Doktor’s welding on Route 5.
A woman is dead following a two vehicle crash in Orleans County. Officials say 28-year-old Ashley Morehouse of Medina ran a stop sign on Oak Orchard River Road and collided with another car early Saturday evening. Morehouse was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two passengers in the Morehouse car were injured.
Two people inside the other vehicle were treated and released from the hospital for minor injuries.
Investigators believe sun glare may have contributed to the crash, although the exact cause has not been determined.
Authorities in Livingston County are calling the death of an 18 month old boy a tragic accident.
Deputies say little Johnathan Jamison was killed Friday evening when he was struck by a car in his grandparent’s driveway in West Sparta.
44-year-old George Mower of West Sparta, a family friend, was leaving the residence and did not see the child.
A 15-year-old LeRoy boy remains missing.
Authorities say Jason Whitehead is a runaway from foster care.
He could be headed to Olean or Oakfield.
He’s described at 5-foot-10, 140 pounds with sandy-colored hair.
A high school football player from Chautauqua County is hospitalized in critical condition after a helmet to helmet hit during a game. Damon Janes of the Westfield-Brockton High School varsity football team lost consciousness shortly after the hit Friday night. Janes is a 16-year-old junior running back. He is being treated at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
Nearly 100 JetBlue passengers are safely on the ground after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo. The JetBlue flight from Chicago to Boston apparently developed engine problems. The plane landed safely at around 10:45 last night.