Pedestrian killed in Amherst accident

Fatal pedestrian accident on Sweet Home Road

AMHERST, N.Y.-- Amherst Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident.

It happened just before 12:30 Thursday morning near UB's North Campus.

Police say a Angel R. McNight-Miller, 23, was crossing near the intersection of Sweet Home Road near Chestnut Ridge Road when she was hit by a car.  She died at the scene of the accident.

Investigators say the driver is an 18-year-old Niagara Falls man named Rocco A. Strangio and is a U.B. student.

Police say the Strangio is fully cooperating with the investigation and officials do not believe drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

McNight-Miller was a graduate student at the University at Buffalo. 

Amherst Police are asking anyone with information on the accident to contact them at 689-1311.

 

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