NEWSTEAD, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Rochester man is dead after a vehicle struck two other vehicles Saturday morning in the Town of Newstead, New York State Police announced.
Police said the crash happened just before 8 a.m. on Route 5 when an eastbound Kia driven by an 18-year-old was pulling into a driveway when a Chevrolet driver behind them crashed into the vehicle’s rear.
The Chevrolet then crossed the center line of the road, striking a 2019 Honda head-on. The Honda driver, 54-year-old Keith Wagner, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Kia driver, who police said was not wearing a seat belt, had to be taken to ECMC via Mercy Flight after suffering serious injuries.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing.