Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on August 26, 2019
A CSX Freight train struck the rear of a pick-up truck that apparently had become stuck on the tracks between Depot and Water Streets in the Village of Corfu.
When deputies arrived on scene early yesterday morning they found the train had stopped but no one was in the truck. Deputies said the occupants had fled and were located a short time later.
The driver of the truck, 25 year old Brendan Kotarski of Medina was charged with drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident.
Neither Kotarski nor his passenger were hurt.
State Police have released the identity of a woman killed in a weekend car crash in the Town of Darien.
68 year old Shirley Bane of Lo0ckport was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday afternoon. Troopers said Bane failed to stop for a stop sign was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The occupants of that vehicle were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest of 11 people at the Darien Lake Slipknot concert.
Most of the collars yesterday were for trespassing after individuals were told to leave the show and returned anyway.
On Saturday night, 19 were arrested at the Florida George Line concert but on Friday night, the Kiss concert netted lawmen only one bust.
Monroe County officials have finished inspecting nearly 2,500 grease traps following a tragic accident. They say only four of them were found with deficiencies. Grease trap safety has been a major issue following the death of three-year-old Bryce Reynor.
He died last month after falling into a grease trap at a Rochester Tim Hortons.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in Buffalo today. Justice Ginsburg is meeting with law students at UB. She will be the special guest at an event at Kleinhans Music Hall this evening.
Ginsburg will traveled to Western New York after having treatment for a malignant tumor.