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Lancaster Police: East Aurora teenager hit by truck, killed

Police says two teenagers, an 18-year-old boy from East Aurora and a 17-year-old boy from Clarence, were both on bicycles when they were hit by a truck Friday night

LANCASTER, N.Y. — A teenager has died and another was seriously injured after being hit by a truck Friday night in Lancaster, according to the Lancaster Police Department.

Police says two teenagers, an 18-year-old boy from East Aurora and a 17-year-old boy from Clarence, were both on bicycles when they were hit by a truck around 10 p.m. on Pleasant View Drive. Both teenagers were taken to ECMC.

The 18-year-old boy later died from his injuries. The other teenager is currently in stable condition with serious injuries, according to police.

Police say the driver of the vehicle "immediately fled the scene of the crash," but was located by officers a short time later on Hill Valley Drive. The driver was taken into custody. 

Lancaster Police say Kevin Czajka, 53, has been charged with driving while intoxicated.

The investigation is ongoing and police say additional charges are forthcoming. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Lancaster Police Department at (716) 683-2800 ext. 123.