Families identify four victims in fatal Steuben County crash

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HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. (WETM) — The identities of the four people who died in a crash Saturday morning on County Route 76 in the Town of Pulteney have been confirmed by family members.

Family members confirmed Monday that Korbie Higgins, Coy Miner, Niki Wise, and Adam Bellamy died in the accident near Rugby Road around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Miner’s aunt Rhonda Clark says that at least two of the victims worked together and that a fifth person survived, suffering a broken arm and leg.

Clark says that some, and possibly all of the victims, were at Maloney’s Pub in Hammondsport prior to the accident.

Employees at Maloney’s Pub would not comment on the accident.

Clark says that Miner was a veteran who served in the United States Army.

According to an obituary posted on social media by a family friend, Higgins worked at the Village Tavern in Hammondsport and had a great love of pit bulls.

Services will be held at LaMarche Funeral Home at 35 Main Street in Hammondsport. Calling hours are Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A graveside service will be held at Pleasant Valley Cemetary on Oct. 17 at 1:00 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at the Bath VFW.

In lieu of flowers, Korbie’s family and friends ask that donations be made to the Cinderella Softball League at PO Box 523 in Bath, New York.

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