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Tonawanda passenger killed in one car DWI crash

A Tonawanda man was killed Friday night in a one-car crash in the Town of Brant, Erie County deputies reported.

Joseph F. Cavalleri, 20, was a passenger in a vehicle that was traveling east on Southwestern Boulevard about 6:20 p.m. when it went out of control and flipped over several times. Cavalleri was ejected from a vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Robert J. Mooney, 20, of Kenmore, was transported by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition.

Mooney was charged with by Brant Police with driving while intoxicated and vehicular manslaughter.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.