ASHFORD — Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies are investigation a fatal two-car motor vehicle accident that occurred on Route 219 in the town of Ashford on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 9:35 a.m.
Deputies reported that a northbound vehicle, operated by Anna Schroeder, 18, of West Valley, crossed over the center line and into the southbound lane, then collided with a southbound pickup truck, operated by James Heidrich of Niagara Falls.
Two passengers in the pickup truck, Robert Fetterhoff, 77, of North Tonawanda, and Donald Fetterhoff, 65, of Farmington, Maine, were transported to the Erie County Medical center by ambulance. Heidrich was flown to ECMC by Mercy Flight WNY.
Schroeder was pronounced dead at the scene by Cattaraugus County Coroner Howie VanRensselaer.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.