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(**Update)City woman identified as woman killed in yesterday's car-pedestrian accident...

Jamestown police have now identified the city woman who was struck and killed by a car on West Third Street at Lakin Avenue Wednesday afternoon.  Police officials say 69 year-old Margaret Thorn later died from her injuries at WCA Hospital.  Officers say Thorn was struck by an eastbound car about 2:20 p.m. and, was severely injured.  Police say the unidentified driver will likely not be charged.  However... officers say the investigation into the acccident is continuing with the help of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department Accident Reconstruction Team. 

Sinclairville man arrested for Felony sexual assault...

A Sinclairville man has been accused of sexually abusing a child in the town of Charlotte.  Sheriff's officers say they received a complaint from the county Department of Child Protective Services of an alleged sexual abuse involving a child.  Deputies say a warrant was issued out of town court for the arrest of 46 year-old Louis Higgs, Junior of Thornton Road.  Officers say Higgs was arrested early this afternoon without incident for first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child... second-degree sexual abuse... and, one count of endangering the welfare of a child.  He was arraigned in Charlotte Town Court... and, sent to the County Jail on $50,000 cash bail.


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