Dunkirk Woman Dies In Accident

POMFRET – A weather-related accident on Route 20 in the town of Pomfret has claimed the life of a Dunkirk woman.

According to WDOE radio, 24-year-old Lea Genung died in the accident at around 8:30 p.m. Monday near Harmon Hill Road. The accident occurred during the region’s first major snowfall.

Genung’s vehicle, traveling westbound, apparently slid into the the opposite lane, striking a pickup truck. The driver of that vehicle was not charged.