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Early morning fatal car crash in Gates



Gates, New York – Shortly after 3 a.m. on Sunday, a car on the 1600 block of Chili Avenue had driven off the roadway, struck a utility pole, and hit a parked vehicle in a driveway.

According to police, the passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 26-year-old, Torzell McCloud of Rochester, was charged with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, and multiple vehicle and traffic infractions.

He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and then released to the Gates Police Department. McCloud was arraigned in Gates Town Court and remanded to the Monroe County Jail.

The vehicle passenger’s name was withheld until family members could be notified.