Two youngsters had been killed Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash in Clarence, state police stated.
The crash came about about 4:10 p.m. on Delaware Highway close to Goodrich Highway. An eastbound Jeep Cherokee crossed over into the oncoming lane after which left the roadway onto the north shoulder, police stated in a information unlock.
The SUV overturned and hit a tree. Each occupants died on the scene.
Investigators imagine a top charge of pace is an element within the crash.
Police recognized the sufferers as Luke T. Malinich, 17, of Amherst, and Lauren E. Taggart, 17, of Williamsville. Police stated Malinich was once the motive force.
The 2 had been seniors at Williamsville South Top College, in keeping with an electronic mail Williamsville Central Colleges despatched to district households Monday evening.
“This can be a tough time however I do know our scholars and group of workers will proceed to honor the reminiscence and lifetime of Lauren and Luke,” Superintendent Darren Brown-Corridor stated within the electronic mail.
The crash stays underneath investigation.
Police first of all stated the crash came about on Salt Highway.
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