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SUNY Brockport student killed in crash
Bergen, N.Y. - A Holley man was killed in a car accident around 2:30 a.m. Sunday on Route 19 near the Village of Bergen, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.
Carmelo Rivera, 22, died at the scene after his car that was heading north hit a piece of farm equipment, investigators said.
The accident is still being investigated.
Rivera was a student at SUNY Brockport. The college released this statement:
It is with great sadness that we report to you the death of one of our students. Carmelo Rivera, a 22 year-old exercise science major, passed away in a car accident on Sunday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Carmelo's family and friends.
Our counselors are available at the Hazen Hall Counseling Center (395-2207) for those who would like to talk to someone during this difficult time.