Two Dead: Truck Overturns In OP, Semi Strikes Car on Thruway

February 21, 2018 - 6:43 am

Deadly crashes took the lives of two people on Buffalo-area roads Tuesday:

  • A man died after his overturned pickup truck  was found partially underwater in a drainage ditch off Taylor Road in Orchard Park, near the Route 219 overpass.  the vehicle was discovered by Orchard Park police near 5 pm Tuesday, and after an officer and several motorists joined to rescue the man, he was taken to South Buffalo Mercy Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  his name was also not immediately released. 
  • A 20 year old woman  from Pennsylvania was  killed when she was struck by a semi-tractor trailer  on the NYS Thruway near Westfield at around 7 pm.  Her name was not immediately made public.   The collision involved several vehicles and traffic was closed for  6 hours  of Tuesday evening.


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