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Driver, 23, killed in crash in Lockport

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Posted at 1:58 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 14:00:07-04

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — A driver from Virginia died after a one-car crash early this morning in Lockport.

According to police, the 23 year-old driver was heading north on South Transit Road near High Street just after 4:30 a.m. when the car crossed into the southbound lanes, went off the road and hit a tree.

The driver was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A male passenger in his car, also 23, was taken to ECMC for treatment.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims until family members are notified.