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Orchard Park Man Killed in Hamburg Accident

4:11 PM, Nov 17, 2012   |    comments
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HAMBURG, NY - An Orchard Park man is dead following a three-car accident in Hamburg Thursday.

The accident happened just before 5 p.m. on Southwestern Boulevard at Pleasant Avenue.

Investigators say witnesses told them Laurence Karmel, 62, was traveling eastbound on Southwestern when his vehicle crossed over the double yellow line and collided with a dump truck. A third vehicle traveling eastbound hit Karmel's vehicle after the initial collision.

Karmel was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The other people involved in the accident were not seriously hurt.

Police are still looking into the cause of the accident.

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