Fatal Accident In Hornell

October 2, 2022

HORNELL, NY – Hornell police have released a statement about a fatal accident that happened on Friday afternoon. It happened on Genesee Street in Hornell when 93 year old John Prete, who was walking, was somehow injured, by a car. John Prete died a short time later that day from injuries sustained from the accident. Police say that the driver was ticketed for failure to exercise due care to a pedestrian in the roadway.

Hornell Police are currently reviewing the case with the Steuben County District Attorneys Office.