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Elma woman fatally injured in crash at north Amherst intersection

A two-vehicle crash shortly before noon Saturday at Transit and Casey roads in north Amherst fatally injured an Elma woman.

Joanne Schraven, 74, died later Saturday afternoon in Erie County Medical Center. She was a passenger in a 2009 Honda driven by her husband, James G. Schraven, 75, who was treated in ECMC for back pains, Amherst police said.

While turning onto Casey from Transit, the northbound Honda was struck by a southbound 2011 GMC Suburban driven by Jessica Smehlik, 17, of East Amherst. Smehlik was not injured.

Amherst Police said their investigation is continuing, and asked for anyone with information about the crash to call them at 689-1311.