A Gowanda man died in a one-car crash in the Town of Brant about noon Monday.
Investigators for the Erie County Sheriff's Department said Thomas Hy, 40, of Buffalo Street was not wearing his seat belt when his car crashed on Versailles Plank Road.
Deputies David Karney and Thomas Daugherty of the Sheriff's Accident Investigation Unit said Hy was southbound on Versailles Plank Road and lost control of the car on a curve north of Milestrip Road and crashed into a telephone pole.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies were assisted by fire companies from Brant and Evans.