On November 17, 2020 at 1:15 P.M., Troopers out of SP Lockport responded to Beach Ridge Road in the town of Pendleton for a head on vehicle collision. Further investigation revealed that a 2002 Ford F-250 was traveling westbound on Beach Ridge Rd. The Ford passed an uninvolved vehicle and lost control while entering the westbound lane and struck a 2021 Honda Pilot traveling eastbound on Beach Ridge Road head on.
The operator of the Ford, Alexander K. Maldiner, 18, was transported to Erie County Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. The operator of the Honda, Peggy Ann Shea-Robichaud, 70 of Lockport, NY was pronounced deceased at the scene.
NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted in this collision.
This is still an active investigation.