Victim identified in fatal pedestrian accident in Newfane

NEWFANE, N.Y.---The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Newfane.

It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday on Ridge Road, near Lockport Olcott Road.

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who was fatally struck as David P. McCollum II, 33, of Newfane.  McCollum was struck by a vehicle in the westbound lane. He died from his injuries a the scene.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Kara Lynn McDonald, 25, of Lockport. McDonald has been charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs after a "telephonic warrant was issued by Judge Kloch to determine the drug content of her blood," according to the Sheriff's Office.

The results of the chemical test are pending.

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