Woman Struck and Killed Near UB

Comes After Earlier Fatal Accident on Millersport Highway

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AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Amherst Police are investigating a fatal collision that killed a woman on Sweet Home Road just after midnight Thursday.

Angel R. McNight-Miller, 23, from New York City, was crossing Sweet Home near the intersection of Chestnut Ridge Road, when she was hit by a 2007 Toyota Camry driven by Rocco A. Strangio, 18, of Niagara Falls, according to authorities.

McNight-Miller pronounced dead at the scene. 

A prepared statement from police did not mention any charges against Strangio.

The accident is currently under investigation. Anyone with  information related to the accident can call the Amherst Police Department at 689-1311.



Amherst Police are also investigating a fatal accident that happened on Transit Rd. near Millersport.

 The accident happened around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 

Police say a truck driven by Steven Brewer of Lockport left the road and hit a tree. Brewer died at a nearby hospital.
Amherst Police are asking anyone who witnessed the accident to contact them


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