New York: the deadly Empire State keeps up the body count of DWI drivers; this time its James T. Mitchell, mowed down on his bike, Kyle A. O’Neal charged with DWI

WAYLAND, N.Y. — An 18-year-old Steuben County resident was found dead this morning in Cohocton at a scene “consistent with a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident,” Wayland-based New York State Police reported.

The victim was identified as James T. Mitchell, of 11151 county Route 36, Wayland

Troopers said that at approximately 7:20 a,m., today,  Steuben County 911 dispatched New York State Police to investigate the report of a body laying roadside on county Route 36 in the Town of Cohocton. Responding state troopers located Mitchell, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said a subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of 26-year-old Kyle A. O’Neal, of 9935 Ward Rd., Wayland, ….MORE