18-year-old Struck and Killed by Tractor Trailer on I-290

April 11, 2013 Updated Apr 11, 2013 at 11:41 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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April 11, 2013 Updated Apr 11, 2013 at 11:41 AM EDT

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Town of Tonawanda teen was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer overnight on the 290 westbound.

Police say 18-year-old Marc Zellner of the Town of Tonawanda was struck by the tractor trailer around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police confirmed the fatality around 5:45 a.m.

No charges have been filed against the driver. The investigation is pending at this time.

The accident forced the closure of the 290 westbound between Colvin and Delaware until 6:40 a.m.

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