Driver dies in one-car crash

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GROVE, NY. (WIVB) -New York State Police are investigating a one-car accident that claimed the life of a man from Hornell. The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday in the Allegany County Town of Grove.

Police say Darryl W. Coots was traveling south on State Route 70 when his vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. The Allegany County Coroner pronounced Coots, 37, dead at the scene. Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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