The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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October 23, 2013

Albion man jailed after crashing vehicle

Medina Journal-Register — An Albion man was sent to the Orleans County Jail on Wednesday after investigation of an overnight crash in which the vehicle he was operating struck a building.

The incident was reported around 6 a.m. Wednesday at 15670 Mansfield Road, in Clarendon. According to the Orleans County Sheriff's Department, sometime during the night a 2010 Hummer was traveling south on Hindsburg Road towards the T-intersection with Mansfield Road. The vehicle crossed Mansfield Road, went onto private property and struck the building owned by Acme Powerwashing Inc. of Holley. The operator fled the scene on foot after the crash.

An Acme employee discovered the building had been hit when he showed up for work, according to the sheriff's office.

About four hours later, Brandon D. Kirby, 26, was identified as the Hummer driver and was charged with operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to stop for a stop sign and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Kirby was arraigned by Clarendon Justice Richard Kemp and was ordered held for $500 cash bail.

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