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January 9, 2012- Town of ALden- Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports a Town of Alden man was seriously injured after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross Broadway in the Town of Alden.


Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Nati responded to Broadway in the Town of Alden after receiving a call that a pedestrian was struck near the intersection of Broadway and Two Rod Rd.in the Town ofAlden.   48 yr. old, Richard E. Josephite, was struck by a vehicle travelling eastbound on Broadway approximately 50 ft. east of the intersection, when he attempted to cross the road against the light.  Josephite was wearing dark jeans and a black coat at the time of the accident.  Josephite was conscious and alert.  Medical personnel advised patrol that Josephite had suffered injury to his pelvic area and at  least a broken leg.  Mercy Flight  transported him to ECMC for further evaluation. There are no charges against the driver at this time.