Police officers work on a fatal crash on the I-290 at the Elmwood Ave exit in Tonawanda Tuesday, August 19, 2014. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News)

A man was killed in a rollover crash this afternoon in the Youngmann Memorial Highway’s eastbound lanes east of the Elmwood Avenue exit, authorities said.

Motorists heading home during the afternoon rush hour were not be able to enter the eastbound entrance to Youngmann from the northbound I-190 because of the accident, according to Town of Tonawanda police.

The crash occurred at 2:48 p.m. and had closed the highway and its exit and entrance ramps between the 190 and Colvin Boulevard. It reopened at about 6 p.m.

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