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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…

Cheektowaga

A 21-year-old Buffalo woman was killed Tuesday night after the car she was a passenger in ran a red light and collided with another vehicle in Cheektowaga, according to the Cheektowaga Police Department. Police said that the collision occurred at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Rossler Avenue and Dingens Street. Officers said a 2010 Honda Accord, driven by a…

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 killed and another seriously injured Thursday in a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Lockport, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. The accident happened at about 1 p.m. near the intersection of Stone and Johnson roads. A box truck headed east on Johnson Road cross the center line and struck a westbound passenger vehicle, according to the s…

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A 16-year-old Iroquois High School student from Elma was killed late Sunday morning after the car she was a passenger in crossed the center line on Bullis Road and was hit by an oncoming vehicle. https://buffalonews.com/2018/01/15/police-identify-teen-killed-in-elma-crash/ State Police did not reveal the names of the victim, drivers or the other occupants, saying the…

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The drivers of a tractor-trailer and a Honda Civic were both killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Elba in Genesee County, according to New York State Police. Franca C. Monachino, 45, of Hilton, NY, was traveling westbound on Lockport Road in the Honda Civic and failed to yield the right of way at the intersection to the Peterbilt tractor-trail…

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Johnathan R. "Johnny" Fiebelkorn, a 17-year-old member of the Akron Tigers Central High School wrestling team, was killed on Saturday morning in a crash in Alden just one week before he was to begin his senior year continuing as team captain, the fourth year he would have held the position. His coach since the seventh grade, Danny Klonowski, said Johnny was like a littl…

A Cattaraugus County man pleaded not guilty to second-degree manslaughter in connection with his actions in a Jan. 26 motor vehicle accident that killed his mother, officials said. Andrew J. Armbruster, 30, of East Otto, also pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while ability impaired by drugs, criminal mischief in the fourth de…

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BATAVIA – A 19-year-old Albion man was killed Tuesday when the truck he was driving struck a tree on Route 77 in the town of Alabama, authorities said. Joseph Manley was traveling north on Route 77 when the vehicle he was driving crossed the southbound lane and struck a tree on the west side of the road, according to State Police. Troopers responded to the accident a…

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TOWN OF ALABAMA -- A Medina man who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a Thursday collision at a rural intersection here  Friday from his injuries, according to State Police. Purcel E. Buzard, 81, was pronounced dead Friday at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Buzard was a passenger in a car driven by Donna L. Wolter, 69, also of Medina. She suffered head …

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TOWN OF ALABAMA -- A passenger was killed Monday when a vehicle left Route 77 and struck a tree in Genesee County, according to State Police. Karen Mann, 56, of Batavia, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Mann was riding in the backseat of a vehicle that was traveling north on Route 77 shortly before 2 p.m. when the 40-year-old driver had a medical e…

An East Otto woman was killed Thursday when the vehicle in which she was a passenger struck a tractor-trailer at Bowen and East-Otto Springville roads, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Grace E. Armbruster, 52, of Rohr Hill Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to authorities. The crash occurred at about 1:45 p.m., auth…