One person dead in two-vehicle head on crash in Niagara County

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ROYALTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person is dead following a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon in Niagara County.

The crash occurred in the 4900 block of Royalton Center Road in the Town of Royalton.

According to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle crossed over the center line while traveling south, and a vehicle in the opposite lane was unable to avoid the first vehicle.

The vehicles collided head-on.

The driver of the first vehicle, 58-year-old Linda Drum of Royalton, was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other driver was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

The names of the drivers are being withheld at this time.

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