CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A fatal accident on Harlem Road in Cheektowaga claimed the life of a bicyclist and shut the road down for several hours on Tuesday.
Police say around 7:45 p.m., 64-year-old Edwin W. Stubbe Jr., of Cheektowaga, was crossing Harlem Road near Hurd Street when he was struck by a 1997 Ford Explorer driven by 50-year-old Gary Wazny, of Cheektowaga. Stubbe was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No charges have been filed against Wazny at this time.
Wednesday morning Stubbe's nephew told News 4, through email, that Stubbe was a kind man, loved by many. He was an artist, musician, and a roofing and home improvement salesman. He leaves behind a son, a newborn granddaughter, two brothers and many other family and friends.
GALLERY | Photos from the scene of the crash
Cheektowaga Police continue to investigate the accident and are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to call the Accident Investigation Unit at 686-3580.
Harlem Road between Williams and Dingens Streets was closed for several hours and reopened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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