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Head-on collision claims a life in Niagara County

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Posted at 1:53 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 16:36:48-05

TOWN OF HARTLAND, N.Y. (WKBW) — A head-on collision has claimed a life in Niagara County.

According to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, the collision happened on Seaman Road in the Town of Hartland just after 7:30pm Monday. Sheriff's deputies say their preliminary investigation shows a 2013 Chevrolet Cruz was heading eastbound when it collided with a 2007 Nissan Sentra traveling westbound. The driver of the Nissan was rushed to Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport where he was pronounced dead. He has since been identified as 58-year-old Thomas F. Wagner of Hartland. Deputies say the driver of the Cruz was taken to the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) for a fractured arm and other injuries.

There were no other passengers in either of the vehicles involved.

The investigation is continuing at this time.