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Pedestrian reportedly struck, killed on Thruway near Galleria

Overnight crash closes westbound lanes for a time

July 12, 2019 - 6:12 am

Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A pedestrial was reportedly struck and killed in an overnight accident along the New York State Thruway near the Walden and Galleria exits.  The westbound lanes were closed for a time while NYS Police investigated the incident.

Little information is known about the incident or why the pedestrian was along the six lane highway.

The accident occurred in the 3am hour along the westbound lanes of the Thruway between exits 51 and 52.

The accident investigation has led to significant delays along the 90 west early Friday.

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