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Woman, 19, dies after being hit by car on Harlem Road

A 19-year-old woman died after being hit by a car while crossing Harlem Road late Thursday, according to town police.

Chelsea A. Chandler, of Cheektowaga, was crossing Harlem Road at Walden Avenue, in the crosswalk, at about 11:30 p.m. when she was hit by a southbound car driven by Alaina Gooch, 26, of West Seneca, police said. The light was green for the driver, police said.

Chandler was taken to nearby Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus, before being transferred to Erie County Medical Center, where she died.

No charges have been filed against the driver at this time, police said. An investigation continues by the department’s Accident Investigation Unit.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call investigators at 686-3580.