N.Y. Firefighters Handle Fatal Crash


Crews worked for 30 minutes to extricate a man who was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Rochester on Thursday. He later died from his injuries.

Firefighters were dispatched to Portland Avenue and Bernard Street about 1:30 a.m.

Engine 16 found the vehicle had stuck a hydrant and crashed into a tree. The vehicle was wedged between the tree and a brick landscape wall.

Using a variety of rescue tools, firefighters from Engines 10, 16 and Rescue 11 freed the man about 2 a.m.

He was transported to an area hospital where he died just before 4 a.m.