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AMHERST, N.Y.- Amherst police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Sunrise Blvd. Sunday afternoon.

Police say Alice Schaefer, 85, of Amherst veered off the road and hit a tree and was later pronounced dead at ECMC.

Investigators are looking into the possibility that Schaefer had a medical issue prior to leaving the roadway.

Amherst police ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 689-1311.