Driver in Amherst Accident Dies

July 4, 2012 Updated Jul 4, 2012 at 10:37 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Driver in Amherst Accident Dies

July 4, 2012 Updated Jul 4, 2012 at 10:37 AM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW-TV) - An 85-year-old Amherst man has died after his vehicle was struck late Tuesday night while backing out of a driveway.

Police say John Wahl was backing out of North French Road home when his vehicle was struck by an SUV that then plowed right into the home. Wahl was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The driver of the SUV suffered an arm injury. No injuries were reported inside the home.

Police are still investigating the accident but do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.