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POLICE IDENTIFY PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN TOWN OF TONAWANDA

Town of Tonawanda police Wednesday night said a pedestrian struck and killed by a truck on Elmwood Avenue near Westchester Boulevard has been identified as Robert E. Marek, 55, of Thurston Avenue, Kenmore.

Marek was struck by a truck at 9:22 p.m. Tuesday when he apparently stepped into the path of the truck, which was going south on Elmwood,
police said.

Investigators said Marek, who lived near the accident scene, had left his home shortly before he was struck. He was taken to Kenmore Mercy Hospital, where he was
pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was not charged, police said.

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