Buffalo State student dies in crash

Posted at 10:54 AM, Mar 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-07 10:56:42-05
Police have released the name of the man who died in a crash in Buffalo over the weekend.
Officers tried to pull over a vehicle, driven by 21 year old Eddie Hernandez Junior from the Bronx.

Hernandez took off in his Jeep Liberty at a high rate of speed and crashed into a pole. 

He died a short time later. 

Two passengers were treated and released from ECMC.

Police are investigating if the vehicle was involved in several hit and run incidents just before

Hernandez was a Criminal Justice student at Buffalo-State College.  

He was set to graduate in May the crash occurred.