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Six people were hospitalized after a two-car crash in Darien Center late Wednesday night, according to state police. According to troopers, an SUV ran a stop sign at Harlow Road and Route 20, hitting a Jeep. The driver of the SUV had to be extricated from the vehicle and taken via Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center; the passenger in the SUV as well as all fou…

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One person is in critical condition while another is listed in serious condition following a major crash between a State Police patrol car and a minivan that shut down a portion of the New York State Thruway Monday. According to state police, Trooper Stephen C. Barker of Buffalo's State Police station was traveling westbound on the I-90 when he rear-ended a Dodge Carava…

Courts

A Town of Collins woman has pleaded guilty to a second-degree vehicular manslaughter charge stemming from a September 2018 crash in which a 66-year-old Wyoming County man was killed. Allyson Rollek, 25, pleaded guilty to the highest possible charge Friday before Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case, the Erie County District Attorney's Office said. The Sept. 29, 2018,…

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A Churchville woman was killed in a head-on collision Monday evening at State Route 19 and Randall Road in the Town of LeRoy, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Bonnie B. Dean, 77, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Genesee County Coroner's Office. Dean's 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt collided with a 2013 GMC Terrain driven by Penne M. Vincent, 56, of Fai…

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A 94-year-old resident and the driver of sports utility vehicle were seriously injured when the SUV struck a senior apartment complex in the Town of Tonawanda Tuesday evening, according to authorities. Brighton Volunteer Fire Company firefighters said they extricated the trapped driver from the SUV, which was found just after 7 p.m. Tuesday on its side next to a cratere…

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A 50-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed in a car crash in Chautauqua County on Saturday after he ran a stop sign and was hit by a dump truck. Victor M. Luce Jr. of Reading, Pa., was traveling west on County Route 66 and didn't stop at the intersection with County Route 380 in the Town of Ellery, where there is a stop sign, State Police said. His 2020 Honda was struck …

Crime

A woman was arrested on driving while intoxicated and other charges after a Saturday morning crash in which her vehicle went airborne, hit two trees and came to rest in a creek bed in Olean, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Brittany Clark, 25, of Hornell, who was not injured in the crash, was arrested just before 1 a.m. on charges of felony DWI, fai…

Crime

A woman was arrested on several charges Wednesday following a one-car crash in which her vehicle overturned twice, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Lura M. O'Keefe, 23, of Allegany, was charged with driving while under the influence of drugs and other offenses following the accident on Birch Run Road in Allegany. Deputies say O'Keefe lost control…

Erie County

A 40-year-old tourist from from Pakistan died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the I-290, Town of Tonawanda police said. Police identified the victim as Hamad Mir. Mir, who was pinned beneath the steering wheel of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The crash, which happened at about 12:30 a.m. on the I-290 westbound near Colvin Boul…

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One person was transported to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance Sunday afternoon, after a car struck a motorcycle in Newfane. The collision occurred near 2737 Main St., a Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatcher said. A Sheriff's Office dispatcher late Sunday said the person only suffered minor injuries, and believed they were only taken to ECMC as a precauti…

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An unidentified vehicle struck a handicapped ramp attached to a home on Tonawanda Creek Road in the Town of Lockport Sunday afternoon. Niagara County Sheriff's deputies were still on the scene investigating, but a dispatcher said authorities do not believe the vehicle – initially reported to be a van – had hit the house itself at 6637 Tonawanda Creek. Emergency medical p…