Friday, October 30, 2020

Car accident claims life in Gasport

The deceased driver involved in the motor vehicle accident which occurred on Mill Road on October 29, 2020 at 13:51 Hours, has been identified as 55 year-old Christopher L. Mahar of Gasport, New York. Investigation by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Accident Investigation Unit into the matter is continuing.

Initial investigation by Deputies at the scene revealed that a 2011 Honda was traveling northeast on Mill Road when it crossed the center line and entered the southwest bound lane. The vehicle continued across the southwest bound lane and exited the roadway's edge. The vehicle then struck an earthen embankment at which point it overturned. The vehicle continued a short distance across the grass where it ultimately came to rest against a stand of trees. The driver of the vehicle succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.