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Teen charged in fatal western NY crash

Posted at: 10/31/2013 6:41 AM
By: Associated Press



A western New York teenager is facing charges in connection with a fatal crash in Livingston County.
    
Sheriff's deputies say 18-year-old Nathan Poddany of Canaseraga in Allegany County has been charged with criminally negligent homicide for the August crash that killed his passenger, 16-year-old Connor Gilbert.
    
Depupties say Poddany was driving in the town of Ossian 45 miles south of Rochester when he lost control at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 18. His pickup truck ran into a stand of trees and rolled onto the passenger side. The wreck wasn't discovered until the next morning.
    
Poddany was flown to a hospital with serious injuries.