COLDEN — Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard reported the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit,is investigating a single vehicle crash at the corner of Hayes Hollow Road and Darien Road, in the town of Colden. The accident occurred on Sept. 17 at 9 p.m.
A 42-year-old male driver lost control of a 2001 Ford® Ranger pickup truck and struck a tree. The driver was examined by Colden Volunteer Fire Company firefighters and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The identity of the driver had not been released by press time, pending notification of next of kin.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.