18 October 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On October 15, 2021 at 10:31 A.M., Troopers responded to Route 104 and Kenyonville Road in the town of Gaines for a multiple vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer.  Further investigation revealed that a 2008 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on Kenyonville Road and failed to yield the right of way at the intersection controlled by a stop sign. The 1999 Peterbilt tractor trailer, traveling west bound on State Route 104 struck the Jeep in the intersection and a third vehicle attempts to avoid the collision and strikes a culvert.  The operator of the Jeep, Cristal M. Nunez-Rexach, 33 of Lyndonville, NY was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The operator of the Peterbilt was transported by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This is still an ongoing investigation.

NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted in this investigation.

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