The mayor of a Southern Tier village has passed away from injuries he suffered following a fall at his home last month.
The Star-Gazette reports Village of Van Etten Mayor Roger Brown died at Robert Packer Hospital Monday morning. Brown fell off his roof December 15th and never regained consciousness. He had been mayor of Van Etten for three years and had also served as a trustee.
In addition to being a business owner, Brown was a volunteer firefighter.