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18-year-old killed in Main Street crash; victim identified

Buffalo Police confirmed Monday afternoon that an 18-year-old died at the scene.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Police have provided an updated on a serious accident on 2700 block of Main Street. They have confirmed that an 18-year-old died at the scene.

Police say a vehicle struck a pole and then rolled over on Main Street near Depew Avenue around 5:30 a.m. Monday. 

Five people were in the vehicle. An 18-year-old man, identified Wednesday as Jerel Buchanan of Buffalo, died at the scene. 

Police say the four people in the car suffered serious injuries. They are males ranging in age from 17 to 19 years old. 

The four other people in the car were taken to ECMC by ambulance. Three are currently in the ICU while the fourth is being treated in the emergency room.

A 19-year-old man was listed on Wednesday in critical condition. Two 18-year-old men are listed in serious condition, and a 17-year-old male is in good condition.

Main Street was closed to traffic while police investigated. 

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