An elderly woman was found dead on the side of the road in the Town of Tonawanda on Friday morning, police said.
The woman's body was discovered on a grassy area next to Colvin Boulevard Extension near Lorelee Drive, said Tonawanda Police Capt. Joseph Carosi.
A motorist driving by at about 6:40 a.m. noticed a person on the ground and called police. Authorities found the woman dead at the scene.
Police did not release any information about how long the person may have been there or whether the case is believed to be suspicious. The investigation is ongoing, Carosi said.