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Medina man, 81, dies of injuries from collision of car with tractor-trailer

TOWN OF ALABAMA -- A Medina man who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a Thursday collision at a rural intersection here  Friday from his injuries, according to State Police.

Purcel E. Buzard, 81, was pronounced dead Friday at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Buzard was a passenger in a car driven by Donna L. Wolter, 69, also of Medina. She suffered head injuries in the collision at 9:35 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Route 77 and Route 63, according to authorities.

State police said the accident occurred when Wolter, who was driving south on Route 77, went through a stop sigh and collided with a semi tractor-trailer that had turned off Lewiston Road onto Route 77, authorities said. The accident sheered off the roof of Wolter's car.


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