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Driver in fatal accident identified

Posted 26 December 2013 at 5:31 pm

Press release, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department

SHELBY – The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the individuals involved in a one-vehicle crash earlier today in the town of Shelby.

The driver of the 1998 Pontiac sedan is identified as David M. Russo, 43, of Stafford in Genesee County.  Russo was pronounced dead at Medina Memorial Hospital at 12:31 p.m.

A female passenger in Russo’s car is identified as Lisa A. Stanley, 40, of Le Roy in Genesee County.  Ms. Stanley was treated at MMH and was then transferred to Highland Hospital in Rochester.

While the incident remains under investigation, it’s apparent that weather and slippery road conditions were contributing factors.