Kent woman, 38, killed in accident Sunday by fairgrounds

Posted 18 September 2017 at 11:36 am

Press Release, State Police

KNOWLESVILLE – State Troopers on Sunday investigated a two-car fatal collision on State Route 31 in the Town of Ridgeway, by the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds.

A 1996 Chevrolet Corsica was stopped, waiting to turn left on Taylor Road on State Route 31 at 11:59 a.m. A 2007 Ford Taurus was traveling westbound on State Route 31, and failed to stop and struck the rear end of the Chevy.

The operator of the Chevy, Rebecca A. Harrier, 38, of Kent, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger of the Chevy, Randy L. Harrier Jr, 39, was flown by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital and is in guarded condition.

The operator of the Ford, Matthew D. Stanton, 22, of Medina was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol/drugs are not a factor in this collision. Troop A, Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Collision Reconstruction Unit also assisted in this investigation. This is still an ongoing investigation.

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