Man Killed In Fredonia Pedestrian Accident Identified

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FREDONIA, NY (WNY News Now) — A 48-year-old Brockport man died after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Route 60 in the Village of Fredonia on Friday. 

Around 6 p.m. first responders were dispatched to Route 60 just south of Vineyard Drive for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. 

Deputies report Richard Lorek was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle, operated by 64-year-old Polly Gambino of Cassadaga. 

The Fredonia Fire Department transported Lorek, who had serious injuries, to Brooks Hospital by ambulance. However, deputies said he later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.  

No charges are expected against Gambino at this time. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Fredonia Police Department and the New York State Police.


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