LEWISTON -- A Town of Niagara man was critically injured at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday when a 60-foot mobile home at 1779 Upper Mountain Road fell on him while he was under it it doing repairs, Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Mack said.
Fritz Crogan Sr., 59, of 531 Third Ave., was listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit of the Erie County Medical Center.
The mechanism holding up the mobile home apparently gave way, a neighbor in the area said, and Crogan was pinned under it for about seven minutes until Fernando Pineda of 1773 Upper Mountain Road was summoned to the scene. He used a floor jack to lift the trailer off Crogan and began, along with Deborah Hatchee, a woman from the area, to give Crogan first aid, Mack said.
Crogan was taken to the Erie County hospital by Mercy Flight.
Aircraft refueling truck stolen
WHEATFIELD -- A 1,200-gallon refueling truck worth $23,000 containing 600 gallons of high-octane aircraft fuel was stolen from Execujet Aviation at the Bell Aerospace Textron facility, 9900 Porter Road, Sept. 28 or 29, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.
Execujet general manager Robert Ciszewski said the unregistered vehicle was taken from a fenced-in parking lot. The missing fuel is worth an
estimated $1,680, deputies said.