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3-year-old boy dies, three others injured in Cheektowaga crash

A 3-year-old Cheektowaga boy died and his mother. older brother and another driver were hospitalized after a head-on crash on Losson Road near Borden Road about 3:50 p.m. Friday.

Police said the mother, Adrianne Hettinger, 27, veered from the eastbound lane of Losson and struck a westbound SUV, which in turn was hit by another car.

The boy was pronounced dead at Women and Children’s Hospital, where his 7-year-old brother also was admitted. Their names were unavailable. Hettinger and Frank Addeo, 66, of Lancaster, the driver of the SUV, were admitted to Erie County Medical Center. Their conditions were unavailable late Friday.

James Miller, 28, of Silver Creek, whose westbound car rear-ended the SUV, suffered minor injuries but required no medicaL treatment, police said.

Cheektowaga police are seeking information from anyone who witnessed the crash. Call (716) 686-3510.