04 June 2020
 
  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 
Major Jennifer Gottstine
   Troop T Commander
 
 


PRESS RELEASE
 

 
 

Lancaster, NY – On Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 1:03 a.m., State Police received a report of a wrong way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lane on I-90, in the area of mile marker 408, in the town of Lancaster, Erie County. 

 

While Troopers were attempting to located the vehicle, a head on crash was discovered at mile marker 413.7 eastbound, at 1:09 a.m. 

 

A preliminary investigation determined a 2011 Ford Escape, operated by Tatiana G. Walker, 32, of Buffalo, NY, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane and struck a 2012 Toyota Corolla, operated by Julia V. Hunt, 23, of Tempe, AZ, head on.

 

Both drivers were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office and were removed to Erie County Medical Center pending autopsies. 

 

The accident was reconstructed by the New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) and is still under investigation. 

 

 

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