Man from Kirkwood involved in head-on crash

By Candace Chapman

Credit: MGN Online

Man from Kirkwood involved in head-on crash

December 9, 2013 Updated Dec 9, 2013 at 12:38 PM EST

Rochester, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said charges are pending against a man from Kirkwood involved in a head-on crash on Interstate 490.

Saturday morning, deputies received a call about a car headed the wrong direction on the expressway in Gates.

That car hit another vehicle driven by Tatiana Tchekina, 69, of Rochester.

Tchekina died as a result of the crash and her husband was injured.

The other driver, Thomas Rome, 37, of Kirkwood was found severely injured and unconscious at the scene. Deputies said he smelled of alcohol. Rome was taken to Strong Hospital.

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