Greece teen killed following bulldozer accident in Hamlin
Hamlin, N.Y. - A 19-year-old was killed in Hamlin Thursday following a bulldozer accident.
Monroe County Sheriff's deputies told 13WHAM Gino Valle of Greece was riding the vehicle on a Redman Road property, when somehow, he was run over by the bulldozer.
The bulldozer continued across Redman Road, striking several gas lines, according to deputies.
Valle was transported to Strong West in Brockport where he was pronounced dead.
The teen had been working for Brightly Farms for roughly six months, according to deputies.
Valley was a 2016 graduate of Hilton High School. Today, the district released this statement:
"Staff and students of the Hilton CSD were saddened today by the news of the tragic passing of Gino Valle.
Gino was a very friendly student who was deeply cared about by members of our school community,” said Hilton High School Principal Brian Bartalo. “He loved the outdoors and being with his close friends, especially enjoying sports and activities like fishing. Gino will be missed.”
We extend our deepest sympathy to all involved in this tragic accident.
Hilton School District counselors are available to speak with students, families and staff. Parents are encouraged to contact their child’s counselor at any time."