Vigil held for accident victims

A candlelight vigil held for both William and Sybil Pellum at the New Hartford Town Green on Sunday, Oct. 3. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NEW HARTFORD —  More than 100 residents attended a candlelight vigil held for the late William Pellum and his wife, Sybil Pellum, on Sunday, Oct. 2.

According to a report filed by officer Robert Hazen of State Police Troop B, they were injured in an accident on Sept. 16 on Main Street, east of the Route 219 intersection when Shivan Desal, 31, of New Hartford, was driving westbound on Main Street in a 2002 Honda Civic LX.

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