One Dead in Hamburg Accident

December 28, 2011 Updated Dec 28, 2011 at 9:28 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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One Dead in Hamburg Accident

December 28, 2011 Updated Dec 28, 2011 at 9:28 AM EDT

Hamburg, NY (WKBW) Five people were injured in a head-on collision at Route 20 and McKinley Parkway in the Town of Hamburg Friday night, December 23rd.

Four people were transported to area hospitals with numerous injuries.

One person was rushed to Mercy hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

The victim in the fatal traffic accident has been identified as 79 year old Delores Pruisner of Cedar Falls, Iowa.

The investigation is ongoing. The Town of Hamburg Police tell Eyewitness News they will not release any further information.