Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Falling tree causes accident in Cattaraugus County
A fallen tree blocking a Cattaraugus County roadway caused an accident Tuesday that injured two people. Sheriff’s deputies said 59-year old Robert Brachmann of Little Valley was driving route 219 in Great Valley when a snow-laden tree fell. Police said he swerved and struck an oncoming vehicle operated by 37-year old Tanya Norton of Great Valley. Both drivers were treated at Olean General hospital Deputies cited Brachmann for unsafe lane change.