Fatal Accident in Genesee County

4:05 AM, Feb 9, 2011   |    comments
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BATAVIA, N.Y. - The Genesee County Sheriff's Department says an accident Tuesday morning in the Town of Batavia has claimed a life.

The crash happened shortly after 9 a.m. on West Main Street Road.

Officials say a car driven by Levert Kimble, 21, of the Town of Batavia crossed the line and hit another head on. Both he and his passenger, Delores Boateng Opoku, 19, also of the Town of Batavia, were ejected from the vehcile. Opoku was pronounced dead at the scene. Kimble was taken to ECMC with serious injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle, Justin Jaszko, 31, of the Town of Batavia, was taken to United Memorial Medical Center for treatment of a leg injury.

No charges have been filed so far.

The department cannot say at this time, if weather was a factor in the accident. 

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