High Schooler dead following accident in Town of Wheatfield

Michael Marra died in Tuesday's crash

Mike Baggerman
January 22, 2020 - 9:52 am

Niagara County Sheriff's vehicle. March 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)

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WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WBEN) - A North Tonawanda High School senior has died following a car crash in the Town of Wheatfield on Tuesday night.

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened on Niagara Falls Boulevard near Ward Road. Investigators said the car was traveling west on Niagara Falls Boulevard and swerved into a telephone pole and tree.

North Tonawanda High School identified the victim as Michael Marra, who died at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

The school says on its website "The NTHS Crisis Response Team convened this morning to plan for support services that students and staff may need during the difficult days that lay ahead. Grief Counselors will be available at North Tonawanda High School on Wednesday, January 22 and Thursday, January 23 between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM."

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