Man in wheelchair dies after being hit by car

Posted at 10:38 PM, Jan 29, 2016

A man operating a powered-wheelchair was fatally struck by a vehicle on Evans Street in the Village of Williamsville Friday evening.

Michael J. Santillo, 65, of Williamsville was crossing the street when he was struck by a 2011 Chevrolet driven by Lori Mcartney Topor, 41, also of Williamsville.

Santillo was transported by Twin City Ambulance to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and was pronounced dead around 8:30 pm.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the car at this time and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Amherst Police at 716-689-1311




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