Steuben County Sheriff looking vehicle in hit and run that caused Woodhull power outage

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UPDATE: The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says the driver has been identified and is being interviewed thanks to a community tip.

The investigation is still on-going.

Thank you to the citizen who provided the key information to the deputy and thank you for working together to keep Steuben County safe!


WOODHULL, N.Y. (WETM) – The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the driver of a gray Chevrolet Avalanche pickup who struck a NYSEG pole on March 10.

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says the truck hit a pole on CR 102 north of Merring Road and left the scene. The accident caused a power outage in the Woodhull area that lasted several hours.

The truck is believed to have sustained damage to the front driver’s side, but the driver/owner of the truck has not yet been identified.

The Sheriff’s Office provided a stock image of a Chevrolet Avalanche.

If you have information regarding this crash, call 607 622-3911, email Sheriff Allard at jallard@steubencountyny.gov, submit a facebook message to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office or submit an anonymous tip on the Sheriff’s tab at www.steubencony.org or at 844-DRUGTIP.

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