Deadly Crash on I-290 Eastbound

August 19, 2014 Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT

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Deadly Crash on I-290 Eastbound

August 19, 2014 Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT

Town of Tonawanda, NY (WKBW) Police are on the scene of a deadly accident on the I-290 East at the Elmwood Avenue exit.

The victim has not been identified.

Police have shut down all eastbound lanes of the 290 between the I-190 North and Colvin Boulevard. Traffic from the 190 in both the northbound and southbound directions is being diverted.

190 North traffic is sent to the River Road exit, just before Grand Island.

190 South traffic is diverted to the Kenmore Avenue exit.

In addition, the I-290 East entrance ramps at Delaware Avenue and Elmwood Avenue are closed.

Traffic in the westbound lanes of the I-290 is not affected.