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Local musician killed in Friday night cycling crash

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Jun 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-20 20:59:43-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police have identified the cyclist killed in a crash Friday night as 29-year-old Sara Rogers.

Rogers, a prominent local musician, was struck while cycling with two other people on South Park Avenue around 9:00pm. According to her webpage, Ms. Rogers was an experienced musical therapist, who helped create programs at Villa Maria College, where she was also a faculty member.

Two other cyclists, a 27-year-old from Getzville and a 32-year-old, were injured in the crash, they were taken to ECMC where they were listed in serious condition.

Police believe the 33-year-old woman who was driving, suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.

No charges have been filed at this time.