Accident Leads to Death on Chestnut Ridge Road in Royalton

INCIDENT TYPE: FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT 

LOCATION: 7862 CHESTNUT RIDGE RD

MUNICIPALITY: Town of Royalton 

DATE/TIME: 8/10/2020 at 2304 hours 

INFORMATION: Royalton, NY – On August 10th, 2020, at 2304 hours, The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a single car motor vehicle accident in front of 7862 Chestnut Ridge Rd in The Town of Royalton. Upon arrival, Deputies located the vehicle with heavy front end damage on the front lawn of the residence. The vehicle was occupied by a 46 year old female from Amherst, NY who was unresponsive and pronounced deceased at the scene. Preliminary investigation shows the motor vehicle was travelling east bound on Chestnut Ridge Rd when it left the roadway for an unknown reason, ultimately striking a tree and coming to rest. Investigation to continue by the Niagara County Accident Investigation Unit.