Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on November 15, 2021
State Police have arrested an Allegany County man in connection with a one car fatal crash in Pavilion.
20-year-old Brennan Dean of Bolivar has been charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, DWI-Drugs and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Troopers say Dean was traveling at a high rate of speed Friday afternoon when he crashed into a utility pole on Starr Road near Crossman Road in Pavilion. Dean, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, then fled the scene leaving his passenger unattended.
His passenger, who has yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
After being treated for his injuries, Dean was ordered held in the Genesee County Jail on $100,000 bail.
The Buffalo Bills have rebounded from their disappointing loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars with a blowout victory on the road.
Buffalo crushed the New York Jets 45 to 17.
The Bills improved their record this season to six-and-three which keeps them atop the AFC East. Up next for Buffalo is a home game against the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday.
Two local high school football teams will enter the Far West Regional championship this weekend.
On Friday night it is the Class D Far West Regional. Oakfield-Alabama/Elba meets 10 and 0 Randolph. Kickoff is 5pm from Jamestown High School.
On Saturday, The Class B Far West Regional, the blue Devils of Batavia take on Western New York Maritime Health Sciences at 3:15. That game at Williamsville South High School.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling on the Biden Administration to tap the country’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in order to lower prices ahead of the busy holiday travel season.
Meanwhile, gasoline prices in Batavia over the past week have remained steady at an average of $3.45 a gallon.