Fatal MVA on South Transit Near Tonawanda Creek Road

INCIDENT TYPE: FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT 

LOCATION: 6933 SOUTH TRANSIT ROAD

MUNICIPALITY: Town of Pendleton 

DATE/TIME: 7/3/2020 at 0754 hours 

“On 7/3/20 at about 0754 hours Niagara County 911 dispatch center received several calls reporting a motor vehicle accident on South Transit Road at Tonawanda Creek Road. 

“Initial investigation by the Niagara County Accident Investigation Unit determined that a motorcycle, operated by Michael Hixenbaugh, 31, of Lockport, was traveling south on South Transit Road with two other motorcycles. A vehicle, operated by, Joseph Marynowski, 80, of Lockport, was east on Tonawanda Creek Road, and made a left turn onto South Transit Road, where he struck the motorcycle. 

“Hixenbaugh was transported by Twin City Ambulance to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

“The investigation is continuing by Niagara County Accident Investigation Unit.”