13 December 2022

 Major Brian J. Ratajczak
 Troop E Commander



On Sunday, December 11, 2022, the State Police responded to a 2 vehicle serious injury accident on St- Rte 31near West Brutus Street in the town of Brutus.

The operator of a vehicle traveling westbound on St-Rte 31 crossed over into the eastbound lane striking another vehicle head on.

The operator of the westbound vehicle identified as Logan Rodgers, age 20, from Weedsport was ejected and was taken to Upstate Hospital for serious injuries. A passenger, identified as Kaitlyn Shaffer, age 19, from Port Byron, was entrapped and had to be extracted by fire rescue and taken to Upstate Hospital.

The operator and sole occupant of the eastbound vehicle, Alan Gilfus, age 28, from Port Byron was taken to Upstate Hospital for serious injuries.

The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

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