Press Release - Fatal MVA on Akron Rd in the Town of Royalton
Issued By: Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Issued On: 04/14/18 5:11 PM
Affected Jurisdictions: Niagara County
Category / Publication: Press Release - General

Royalton, NY - On April 13th, 2018, at 1810 hrs, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle head on accident with injuries on Akron Road, near Miller Road in the Town of Royalton. Upon arrival of deputies, it was observed that one vehicle was in the roadway and the other vehicle was off the roadway in the south side ditch. Initial investigation reveals that the westbound vehicle attempted to overtake the vehicle in front of it by passing in the eastbound lane. The westbound vehicle then struck the eastbound vehicle head on. The driver of the westbound vehicle, 27 year old Terence Standsblack from Clarence, was transported by ambulance to ECMC for treatment. The driver of the eastbound vehicle, 26 year old Devon Kinney from Lockport, was also transported by ambulance to ECMC where she is in stable condition. Terence Standsblack succumbed to his injuries at ECMC on April 14th, 2018. The investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Accident Investigation Unit.    


Fatal MVA Akron Rd