Elma woman killed in Amherst crash

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – A woman from Elma died in a 2-car crash Saturday.

According to Amherst Police, a car driven by James Schraven, 75, of Elma, was turning from Transit Road northbound toward the west and Casey Road around 11:45 a.m., when it was struck by a SUV driven by a 17-year old from East Amherst.

Police say Schraven’s wife, Joanne, 74, died at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.

James Schraven was taken to ECMC with back pain.  The teen driver of the SUV was not hurt.

Police ask witnesses to the crash to call them at 689-1311.


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