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One dead, two injured in early morning Randall Road crash

BATAVIA – A friday morning crash in Batavia has left one person dead and two others injured. The accident occurred at about 5:45 a.m. in the 500 block of North Randall Road, between Fabyan Blvd and Mill Street.

According to police, two people were assisting a driver with a disabled vehicle that was stuck in the northbound lane of Randall Road when they were struck by a Oberweis milk truck also traveling northbound.

Nicholas Ortiz, 48 years old from Montgomery, one of the persons assisting, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Coroner Rob Russell.

Two others were transported to the hospital with injuries. the stretch of Randall Road was closed for several hours, diverting rush hour traffic.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact the Batavia Police Department.

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