Sheriff’s Office identifies man killed in Clarendon accident

Staff Reports Posted 25 July 2018 at 2:41 pm

CLARENDON — The man killed Tuesday night in a motor vehicle accident in Clarendon has been identified as Matthew Gardner, 25, of Hamlin.

He was driving a 2013 Chevrolet pickup truck eastbound on Route 31A when a 1994 Ford flatbed truck pulled into the intersection at Fancher Road, Chief Deputy Michael Mele said.

The 1994 Ford was driven by Kevin Lupiani, 40, of Medina, who failed to stop for a stop sign, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Both vehicles came to a rest in a cornfield on the southeast side of the intersection at about 10:30 p.m. Lupiani was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester by Monroe Ambulance.

Gardner was taken to Strong West in Brockport and was pronounced dead.

The accident is under investigation by the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office.

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