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Police Investigate Deadly Accident On I-290

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Video: Police Investigate Deadly Crash on I-290

  • Accident investigators from Town of Tonawanda Police are on scene of a serious accident.
    

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. - An 18-year-old man is dead following an accident on the I-290 westbound early Thursday morning.

A pedestrian was hit between the Colvin Boulevard and Delaware Avenue exits. Police say the young man was crossing the highway by foot when he was hit by a tractor trailer.

The driver of the truck told police he saw the man in the road, but did not have enough time to stop.  No charges have been filed. 

The victim was positively identified by police, but they are not releasing his name at this time while family members are notified.  The victim was from the Town of Tonawanda.

All lanes of the I-290 westbound were reopened around 6:45 a.m.

WGRZ-TV

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