TOWN OF LOCKPORT, NY (WKBW) -- New York State Police have identified the victim of a fatal two-vehicle accident on State Route 93 in the Town of Lockport on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for the New York State Police says 60-year-old James Silva of North Tonawanda was operating a small pickup truck on State Route 93, north of Robinson Road. A preliminary investigation shows Silva crossed the center line and struck a dump truck operated by 53-year-old Edmund Colan of Grand Island head-on.
The investigation shows the collision forced the dump truck off the road and into a field. Silva's truck was ignited on impact and burst into flames. Silva was pronounced dead at the scene. A police spokesperson did not report any injuries to Colan.
New York State Police have not filed charges as a result of the accident.