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Driver identified in fatal Lewiston crash

LEWISTON – Theodore A. Wishowski, 27, of Lewiston was identified Monday as the driver who died early Sunday morning in a one-car crash in Lewiston.

The crash resulted in a fire, which led to the death of the driver.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Department received a call that a car had gone off the road at Ridge and Ransomville roads just before 2 a.m. Sunday. The caller said the car was on fire and when deputies and volunteers from the Ransomville Fire Department arrived, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

Wishowski, who was alone in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, Wishowski was southbound on Ransomville Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign at Ridge Road and the car left the roadway. No other details on what led to the crash and resulting fire have been provided.

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