Elderly Couple Dies in Cheektowaga Crash

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 11:14 AM EDT

By Mitch Simon

June 12, 2013 Updated Jun 12, 2013 at 11:14 AM EDT

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) - An elderly couple is dead following a horrific crash in Cheektowaga late Tuesday night.

Police say around 7 p.m., a 2013 Ford Escape was turning off of Calla Way onto Genesee Street when the vehicle was struck by a 2010 Dodge Challenger driving east on Genesee.

The driver of the Escape, 83-year-old Eugene Fechter and his 84-year-old wife Marian, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, were both taken to ECMC where they both died.

The driver of the Challenger, 33-year-old Richard Lipczynski, was not injured. The accident is currently under investigation. No charges have been filed.

If anyone witnessed the accident, they're asked to contact Cheektowaga Police at (716) 686-3580

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