SENECA NATION, NY-A Gowanda man is dead following an overnight accident on the Seneca Nation Reservation.
The Erie County Sheriff's Department says Jerrod Kennedy, 30, was northbound on Rt. 438 when he lost control on a curve and struck a tree. The impact caused his vehicle to spin and flip before coming to a stop.
His passenger, Sheldon Leroy, 24, of Versailles was taken to ECMC by Mercyflight where he was treated and released.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.