BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Police release name in fatal crash

OBSERVER Staff Report

Police have released the name of the victim in Wednesday’s fatal crash. David J. Lewandowski, 49, of Fredonia died as a result of an accident on Chestnut Road in the town of Pomfret.

According to Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded along with Fredonia Fire Department to the report of a motor vehicle accident on Chestnut Road at 9:54 p.m.

Upon arrival, authorities found the driver of a vehicle, Lewandowski, deceased at the scene. Following an investigation, it was determined Lewandowski was traveling north on Chestnut Road and failed to navigate a curve in the roadway, failed to keep right on the road and proceeded to travel off the road. Lewandowski then proceeded through a lawn and struck a tree with the driver’s side of the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident.

Comments on this article may be sent to editorial@observertoday.com.