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Deputies: Driver going 95 m.p.h. before hitting Pittsford home

Updated: 07/31/2014 7:37 AM
Created: 07/31/2014 4:20 AM WHEC.com

A driver is facing several charges after police say he was unable to stop at an intersection because he was traveling too fast.

Sheriff's Deputies say the driver was traveling on Stone Road around 1 a.m. Deputies say 18-year-old William R. Cooper told them he was going around 95 miles per hour and was unable to stop at the intersection. Investigators say he slammed on the brakes, went over the curb and veered into a yard, where he skidded on wet grass and into the home.

The house's front porch was damaged, along with an exterior wall and siding, a wall connected to the kitchen, and the kitchen counters. We're told no one inside was hurt. The Pittsford Fire Department and Fire Marshall responded to assess the damage and deemed the structure safe.

The driver and a 17-year-old passenger weren't hurt, but the car was badly damaged. He was ticketed for speed not reasonable and prudent, failure to stop at a stop sign, and moving from a lane unsafely.

 





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