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One person dead in Cattaraugus County crash

Posted at 6:46 AM, Oct 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-31 06:46:31-04

EAST OTTO, N.Y. (WKBW) — One person is dead, and other is seriously hurt after a single car crash in Cattaraugus County.

Authorities say this happened just after 4:30, Wednesday afternoon when a car lost control on Springville Road in East Otto, going over a creek, and ended up hitting an embankment near the creek bed.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver, a 56-year-old man from Tonawanda was sent to ECMC with serious injuries.

Police have not released the passenger's name.