In a tragic car accident on State Route 441 in Walworth, a retired Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputy was killed and three others were injured. The New York State Police, who responded to the crash around 4 p.m. Tuesday, are currently investigating the incident.
The collision involved a Ford traveling north on Canandaigua Road and a Hyundai moving west on Route 441. Thomas Doherty, 62, a retired MCSO jail deputy and resident of Webster, was identified as the driver of the Hyundai. Doherty tragically died at the scene.
Accompanying Doherty in the Hyundai was a 56-year-old woman who sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment. The Ford carried two young passengers, females aged 15 and 17, who also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the same hospital.
The driver of the Ford, 18-year-old Evan Haggett, did not report any injuries. Authorities are continuing their investigation to determine the specifics of the crash. This incident highlights the ongoing need for road safety awareness and the potential impact of vehicular accidents. The community mourns the loss of Doherty and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
One dead, others hospitalized after two-car crash at dangerous intersection in Walworth
A tragic two-car crash in Walworth has resulted in the death of a 62-year-old man, state police confirmed overnight. The incident occurred around 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of State Route 441 and Canandaigua Road.
The crash involved an 18-year-old man from Victor, who was driving north when he collided with the westbound vehicle of the 62-year-old. The impact of the collision led to the 62-year-old being pronounced dead at the scene.
Additionally, a 56-year-old woman was injured in the crash and has been transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment. Two others were also hospitalized in the wreck.
The incident has brought attention to road safety in the area, particularly at the busy intersection where the crash occurred. Investigations by State Police are ongoing to determine the exact cause of the accident and to ascertain any contributing factors.
The names of the individuals involved in the crash have not been released yet.
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