HARTLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — A collision with a tree has left one person dead and another injured in an early morning crash in the Town of Hartland on Friday.
The one-vehicle crash happened around 1:22 a.m. on Ridge Road in Hartland. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies on the scene said the vehicle veered off the road, hit a tree and rolled several times.
The passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. She was later identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Stacy Donnelly, 46, of Middleport. The driver was airlifted to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight for treatment. He was identified as Eric Gardner, 45, of Niagara Falls. His condition remains unknown.
The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit is looking into the collision. Further information will reportedly be released as necessary.