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A 61-year-old Buffalo man was struck and killed by an SUV late Thursday night while walking in Genesee Street at Normandy Avenue in Cheektowaga, police said.

Tommy L. Herring, of Buffalo, was walking in on Genesee, between Rowland Avenue and Normandy Avenue, at 10:47 p.m., when he was struck by a 2004 Ford Explorer, which was traveling westbound on Genesee. He was rushed to Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver, Jacques P. Gardner, 27, of Tonawanda, has not been charged.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit at 686-3580.

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