Two from Lockport dead in Pembroke after vehicle and tractor trailer collide

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PEMBROKE, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two people are dead following a crash in the Town of Pembroke on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, Arnold Herdendorf, 69 of Lockport, failed to stop at the stop sign at Route 77 while traveling west on Indian Falls Road around 1:47 p.m.

Herdendorf then collided with a tractor-trailer headed north on Route 77.

The sheriff’s office says both vehicles went off the northwest corner of the intersection and hit a National Grid utility pole before stopping.

Officials tell News 4 Herdendorf and passenger Christopher Rowell, 70, also of Lockport, died at the scene.

Authorities report the driver and passenger of the tractor-trailer were not injured.

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office says they are still investigating.

Kaley Lynch is a digital reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2016. See more of her work here.

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