Tragic Fatal Accident in Dunkirk
By Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe
July 21, 2019

Early this morning at 0402 hours, units from the Dunkirk VFD were dispatched for the motor vehicle accident at Route 4 & Kirksville Lane. Squad 5, Ambulance 59 & Safety Officer 5 arrived on location and found a single-vehicle that had struck a telephone pole head-on.

Unfortunately, the front seat passenger was deceased in the vehicle. The driver had fled the scene was but apprehended a short time later by law enforcement personnel. After the Sheriffs Department Crash Reconstruction Team completed their investigation, Squad 5 extricated the deceased patient.