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Highways of the Glow Region proved deadly this holiday weekend.

A crash between an automobile and a golf cart in Byron has claimed a young life.
18-year-old Zachary Rusin of Holley died Saturday at Strong Memorial Hospital just hours after a golf cart he was riding in was struck by a car along Route 237.
Deputies said the golf cart, driven by 18-year-old Cortney Greene of Byron, had no lights. 
A car came up from behind and crashed into the slow moving cart. 
Zachary and Cortney were both thrown from the vehicle.
Cortney suffered facial cuts. She is in Stable condition at Strong.
Deputies said alcohol was a factor in the accident and charges are pending against Cortney.
The driver of the car was not injured.

Two people are dead in a one car crash in the Livingston County Town of West Sparta. A car operated by 31-year-old Joshua Price of Sparta ran off the Kysorville-Byersville Road early yesterday morning and struck a tree. 
Price was pronounced dead on arrival at Noyes memorial Hospital in Dansville. A passenger in the car, 21year old Katie Burr of Dansville, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A 68-year-old Pavilion man is recovering this morning from injuries he suffered when struck by a car as he walked across Park Road in front of Batavia Downs.
The accident happened last night.
Douglas Aiken of Pavilion was flown to Strong Memorial Hospital via Mercy Flight, although his injuries were not believed to be life threatening.
The driver of the car, 60-year-old David Reeb of Corfu, was ticketed for failure to yield to a pedestrian.

A Corfu man is behind Genesee County bars accused of stabbing a woman in the neck with her car keys.
Deputies said 21-year-old Patrick Krieger was riding in a car with a woman early Saturday when he grabbed the steering wheel, almost crashing the car into a tree. Deputies said Krieger then removed the key from the ignition and used it to stab the woman in the neck. 
Krieger was jailed in lieu of 5-thousand dollars bail.
The condition of the unidentified woman was not disclosed.

The Batavia City Council is meeting in a conference session tonight.
The only item on the agenda is setting meeting dates for the coming year and even that measure will not be voted on.
The public can still speak to council by first signing in with the city clerk.
Council meets at 7 tonight in City Hall.
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