Pedestrian killed on Bailey Ave identified


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A woman died after becoming pinned underneath a vehicle that struck her at Bailey and Kerns in Buffalo on Thursday.

Police say the accident happened just past midnight. Officers initially had trouble identifying the victim. On Friday, authorities were able to determine the woman killed was 45-year-old Valerie McCoy of Buffalo.

The driver has been cooperating with authorities and no charges have been filed at this time. The investigation into the cause of the accident continues, and Cheektowaga Police are assisting. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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