One Man Starflighted Another Faces Charges After Serious Accident

RIPLEY-An Angola man faces DWI and vehicular assault charges after a serious accident Saturday night sent one to UPMC Hamot.

Sheriff Deputies believe Rory S. Stevenson, 61, was traveling along Rt. 20 in Ripley just before 11 PM when he struck Mathew C. Vogt, 43, of Buffalo who was walking near the roadway.

Vogt was transported to UPMC Hamot via Starflight with serious life threatening injuries according to deputies.

Stevenson was arrested and charged with 2nd degree vehicular assault, DWI and numerous other traffic offenses.

Stevenson was arraigned and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.