Man Hit By Car, Driver Issued Ticket

ALLEGANY – A Town of Allegany man was taken to Olean General Hospital after he was hit by a vehicle on Route 417 in the Town of Allegany Monday morning.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Deputies said that Michael Fanton, 44, sustained an injury to his left arm in the crash.

Deputies explained that the driver of the vehicle, Kathleen Sherrick, 70, was making a left turn out of a driveway of Colonial Village Mobile Home Park on to Route 417.

Investigators said that Sherrick failed to use caution and struck Fanton. Sherrick was issued a traffic ticket and will appear in the Town of Allegany Court at a later date.

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