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Fatal Crash in Alden


Erie County Sheriff Timothy B Howard reports that the Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash, which occurred at the intersection of North and Countyline Roads.

After stopping at a stop sign on Countyline Rd., 80 year old Thomas Luche of Mount Dora, Florida, who was driving a 2013 Dodge Avenger , proceeded southbound into the intersection and failed to yield the right-of-way to 43 year old Cindy Miller, from the village of Attica, NY, who was driving a 2012 Honda CRV westbound on North Road.

Luche was taken to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight, where he was pronounced dead.  His passenger, 70 year old, Griffith Warrick of the City of Leesburg, Florida, was taken to Erie County Medical Center by Rural Metro ambulance, where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.