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Fatal Car Accident in Barre

Posted 6 March 2013 at 12:00 am

Press Release: Scott D. Hess, Sheriff

An Albion woman is dead following a one-car crash late yesterday afternoon, March 5, in the Town of Barre.

The incident occurred shortly after 5:30 P.M., in the 14300 block of Maple Street, just west of Oak Orchard Road (State Route 98). Jacqueline A. Dingle (Age 60 & sole occupant), was operating a 2006 Chevrolet sedan & travelling west on Maple Street, when her vehicle crossed the center line, ran off the south side of the roadway, and sheared off a fire hydrant.

Dingle was transported to Medina Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at approx. 6:30 P.M. It is believed that the accident was precipitated by some type of medical issue.

The incident was investigated by Deputy T.N. Tooley, assisted by Lieutenant R.E. Perry.

The investigation now shifts to the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office in Rochester.