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Rochester Man Accused of Hitting Person With Car in Geneseo


A Rochester man is facing charges in Livingston County after he allegedly struck a person with his car before crashing into a utility pole.

It happened just after 11 p.m. on February 9th when State Police observed a 2018 Chevy Bolt speeding through the village of Geneseo. Moments later, the driver of the car, 31-year-old Thomasdiego Kessler, struck a 62-year-old man before hitting a utility pole.

The victim suffered severe neck injuries and was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Kessler is charged with assault and vehicular assault, both felonies, along with driving while intoxicated.

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