The man who died in a one-car crash on Fillmore Avenue Friday night has been identified as Rodney Cole. 50, of Buffalo.
Cole lost control of his car, sideswiped a light pole and hit a tree just before midnight on Fillmore at North Parade Avenue, Buffalo police said. He died at the scene.
His car “appears to have been traveling at a high rate of speed,” Buffalo police said in a statement Saturday morning.
Zontail Weber, 28, of Buffalo was a passenger in the vehicle and suffered apparent serious injuries in the crash. He was treated and released from Erie County Medical Center, police said.