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Teenager charged with vehicular manslaughter in Cohocton fatal crash



COHOCTON, N.Y. (WETM) — Police have arrested a teen in link to the lethal accident that happened in Cohocton on December 29.

New York State Law enforcement arrested Owen Kirsch, 19, of Olean was arrested close to 6 p.m., virtually two several hours following the incident.

Kirsch was billed with first-degree Vehicular Manslaughter (a class-C felony), Driving Though Intoxicated, and Aggravated DWI. In accordance to the arrest report, this was Kirsch’s very first DWI offense.

On Dec. 29 all-around 4:30 p.m. condition law enforcement responded to a two-auto deadly accident on SR 371 in Cohocton.


Both equally autos have been touring northbound when the direct car or truck slowed to make a still left transform into a driveway, this is when the next automobile struck the direct automobile from guiding.

Point out law enforcement validate that a passenger in the direct vehicle died at the scene because of to accidents sustained in the crash.

Law enforcement stated the investigation is continuing.

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