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Wyoming County motorcycle crash claims life of North Tonawanda woman

A North Tonawanda woman riding on a motorcycle died Sunday and three motorcycle riders were injured when a car crossed into the oncoming lane on Route 20A in the Town of Orangeville about 11:45 a.m. and struck two bikes, State Police in Warsaw reported.

Tomasa Martinez, 66, was taken to Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, where she was pronounced dead of her injuries.

The three others were transported to Erie County Medical Center, where they are being treated, troopers said. Their names were not released.

State Police said that the driver of the car, Joshua D. Huntress, of Mayville, was westbound and crossed into the eastbound lane, colliding with the two motorcycles, each with a passenger.

An investigation by State Police, the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department and the Wyoming County District Attorney’s Office is continuing. Charges against Huntress are pending.

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