Two Hurt in Genesee County Accident

July 30, 2011 Updated Jul 30, 2011 at 1:17 PM EDT

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Two Hurt in Genesee County Accident

July 30, 2011 Updated Jul 30, 2011 at 1:17 PM EDT

ALEXANDER, NY (press release) - The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a serious personal injury motor vehicle accident that occurred on Pike Road, Town of Alexander. The Genesee County Emergency 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received the call reporting the accident at 12:26am.

Initial investigation indicate a Wyatt J. Becker, 21, of Sumner Road, Darien, was operating a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville westbound on Pike Road when for an unknown reason drove off the shoulder of the highway, losing control, and striking a group of trees. Becker was transported to ECMC for minor injuries. A passenger in the vehicle, Luke Tarnacki, 20, from Alden was extricated from the car and transported to ECMC by Mercy Flight for serious injuries.

The initial investigation indicates speed and alcohol as contributing factors