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18 year Albion girl killed, sister injured when they were hit by car in town of Gaines

An 18 year old Albion woman was killed and her 13 year old sister injured when they were hit by a car Saturday night in the town of Gaines.

WROC-TV reports 18-year-old Theresa Karlak was pronounced dead the scene. The 13  year old suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The girls were walking on Eagle Harbor Road when they were hit by a vehicle drive by 24 year old Zackary Harding of Albion.

Orleans County Sheriff’s Department investigators say a second vehicle pulled over onto the shoulder. Harding’s vehicle went around it, hitting the girls. They say darkness, heavy rain and ice may have been contributing factors. There is no word on whether any charges were filed.