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Medical emergency leads to deadly crash in Niagara Falls

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Posted at 8:11 AM, Sep 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-10 08:11:46-04

Niagara Falls Police investigators say a medical emergency led to a deadly crash Friday night.

Police say a 57 year-old man from Burlington, Ontario was exiting the Robert Moses Parkway northbound at the recently installed traffic circle when he lost control of his 2016 Honda Accord. The vehicle struck a grass embankment on Niagara Street, became airborne, then struck a tree.

The driver was taken by rescuers to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A female passenger was treated at the hospital for minor injuries.