LOCKPORT - A Niagara Falls woman was killed in a head-on crash early Thursday that closed the Lockport Bypass/Route 93 in both directions, State Police confirmed.
The victim was identified as Peggy L. Ray, 54. Troopers said Ray was traveling south on Route 93 when the vehicle she was driving crossed the centerline and collided with an oncoming vehicle driven by Kelly Campbell, 56, of Lockport. Troopers responded about 10:40 a.m.
Ray was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center with serious injuries, according to authorities. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Campbell was taken to ECMC by ambulance for non-life threatening injuries, authorities said.
The accident closed Route 93 between Robinson Road and State Road, according to the state Department of Transportation, which announced that the road was reopened late Thursday afternoon.