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Niagara County man killed in Allegany County crash

Posted at 10:42 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 10:42:56-05

FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State police say a Niagara County man is dead after a crash on I-86 in Allegany County.

The crash occurred Wednesday around 8:30 a.m. on the I-86 eastbound in the Town of Friendship.

32-year-old John Shaw of Newfane was killed when he traveled into the passing lane and struck a tractor trailer hauling 32 cows.

Shaw's vehicle and the tractor trailer left the roadway and struck a ditch and then a tree.

Shaw was ejected from his vehicle and was announced dead at the scene.

Nine cows were also killed.

Police say the investigation is ongoing at this time.