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One person died in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning on Route 394 in the Town of North Harmony, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies said a pickup truck on Magnolia Stedman Road failed to stop at 10:20 a.m. at a stop sign at the intersection with Route 394 and collided with a detached semi truck, causing it to roll over. The operator of the deta…

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A Cattaraugus County man died Friday in a one-car crash in Chautauqua County, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Paul R. Newell, 43, of Coldspring, a passenger in the vehicle, was partially ejected from the vehicle when deputies arrived on the scene at 11:21 a.m. on Gerry-Ellington Road in Gerry, the Sheriff's Office said. Paul Newell was pronounced…

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…

Lancaster

A motorcyclist died Thursday after he crashed his vehicle on Transit Road while allegedly traveling over 100 mph, according to State Police. Nathan J. Knab, 29, of Lancaster, was northbound on Route 400 when he and another motorcyclist were observed by a marked State Police patrol unit stationed in a U-turn just before the Transit Road exit, State Police said. At abo…

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A West Seneca funeral director died in a motor vehicle accident Sunday night on Transit Road, according to Lancaster Police. Paul A. Kloc, 77, of Paul A. Kloc Blossom Chapels in West Seneca, was identified as the victim. Kloc was taken to Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus, in Cheektowaga, where he succumbed to his injuries, police said. A post on the Lan…

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A 20-year-old Pennsylvania woman was killed Tuesday after the vehicle she was riding in was struck by a tractor-trailer at Exit 60 of the Thruway near Westfield, according to 1st Asst. Fire Chief Marsha Holland of the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department. Holland said the woman was a passenger in a vehicle that rear-ended another vehicle. The accident, which happened …

A Salamanca man was charged Tuesday with second-degree manslaughter following a fatal motor vehicle accident Saturday on Old Route 17, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Damion R. Taylor, 21, of Jimerson Road, was arraigned in Salamanca Town Court and held in the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail, the Sheriff's Office said. The …

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The bicyclist struck and killed late Friday afternoon in the 4000 block of North French Road in Amherst has been identified as Keith K. Nowak, 46, police reported Saturday. Nowak, whose last known address was Depew, was struck by vehicle driven by an Amherst woman at about 4:40 p.m. Nowak was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman driving the vehicle that struck Now…