“27 year old Kolin J. McKain Dies in Tragic Car Accident on State Route 104”

By | July 18, 2023



On July 18, 2023, a tragic one-car motor vehicle accident occurred on State Route 104 in the Town of Murray, Orleans County. The accident involved a vehicle traveling eastbound, which veered off the road and collided with a tree. Fortunately, the property owner near the scene heard the accident and noticed that the vehicle was on fire. They bravely extricated the sole occupant from the vehicle and managed to extinguish the fire before emergency responders arrived.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as 27-year-old Kolin J. McKain, an Albion resident. Sadly, despite efforts to save him, McKain succumbed to his injuries after being transported to Strong Memorial Hospital by Monroe Ambulance. The Murray Joint Fire District handled all vehicle hazards and provided traffic control at the scene.

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit is currently investigating the accident. Preliminary findings suggest that speed may have been a contributing factor to the crash. As the investigation continues, more details will likely emerge regarding the circumstances surrounding the accident.

This unfortunate incident serves as a reminder of the importance of safe driving practices. Speeding is a leading cause of accidents and can have devastating consequences. It is crucial for drivers to obey speed limits and remain alert behind the wheel to avoid potential accidents.

The community is deeply saddened by this loss and extends its condolences to the family and friends of Kolin J. McKain. It is hoped that this incident will raise awareness about the need for responsible driving and encourage individuals to prioritize safety on the roads..