Late-night fatal crash

A one-car accident left one person dead in the town of Pomfret Tuesday evening. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Fredonia Fire Department responded to a fatal accident that occurred on Chestnut Street near the Thruway bridge around 10 p.m. where an SUV collided with a telephone pole. The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Chestnut Street was closed in both directions due to the accident. The accident is still under investigation. The driver’s name was not released.