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>Man selling steaks is robbed of $700

A Williamsville man who was trying to sell steaks in Buffalo late Monday afternoon was robbed at gunpoint of $700 cash, Buffalo police reported.

The victim told police he approached a man at about 5 p.m. and asked him if he wanted to buy some steaks. The man told the victim to meet him at a house on Ledger Street.

When the salesman arrived there, he was led inside the house, where the man pulled out a handgun, forced him to the floor and stole his money.

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>Dump truck rolls over, killing driver, 49

One man died and another was seriously injured at about 4 p.m. Monday when a small dump truck rolled over on Murray Hill Road in the Town of Colden, Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard reports.

Pronounced dead at the scene was the driver, Perry Adamchick, 49, of the Town of Boston. A passenger, Richard Pelc, 47, of Boston, was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition with a head injury.

Investigators said speed and alcohol contributed to the accident. Neither man was wearing a seat belt, deputies said, and Adamchick was partially ejected from the vehicle.

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