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Elma Fatal Accident Update.

*Update One fatality and multiple injuries after a collision on Bullis Road

On January 14, 2018, Troopers and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) out of SP Boston investigated a serious collision that resulted in a fatality on Bullis Rd in the town of Elma. 

The collision occurred at 11:15 A.M. involving two vehicles. 

Further investigation revealed the 1996 Audi traveling westbound crossed into the eastbound lane. The 2010 Toyota RAV4 traveling eastbound struck the Audi. 

The collision left the passenger in the Audi, *Rachel E. Lofaso, 16 of Elma, NY in serious condition. Lofaso was transported to Mercy Hospital were she was pronounced deceased.

The four other individuals involved in this collision had injuries varying in severity, none of which were life threatening. The NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit assisted in this collision. This is still an ongoing investigation.

A Go Fund Me Page has been set up to assist the family with Funeral Expenses. You may help by going to this link:


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