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WEST SENECA, NY- West Seneca Police are investigating a fatal accident that took the life of the chairman of the West Seneca Democratic party.

The accident happened just after midnight Wednesday on Indian Church Road near Mineral Springs.

West Seneca Police say Daniel S. McParlane, 33, of West Seneca was killed when his car collided with another vehicle driven by Robert J. Styn of West Seneca.

It's believed McParlane was driving home after a meeting of Democratic Party Chairmen in Lackawanna.

Styn has been charged with driving while intoxicated. He was released and will be arraigned in West Seneca Town Court.

Police investigators believe the weather at the time of the accident may have contributed.