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Lyndonville woman dies in Carlton crash

Posted 10 June 2013 at 12:00 am

Press release, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department

CARLTON – A 25-year-old Lyndonville woman died today in an accident at the routes 98 and 18 Y intersection.

Jessica Artica was traveling north when she stopped at the Y intersection in a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban. She then proceeded to cross into the path of an eastbound 1985 Peterbuilt dump truck operated by John Bush, 56, of Waterport. The truck is owned by Lynn-Ette and Son Farms of Kent.

Artica was pronounced dead at the scene by Orleans County Coroner Joe Fuller. Bush was not injured in the accident.

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred at 10:49 a.m. It appears that speed and alcohol were not a factor in the accident, Chief Deputy Thomas Drennan said. There were no tickets issued to Bush.

The Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by Carlton FD, Albion FD, Central Orleans Volunteer Ambulance and New York State Police DOT Inspectors.