Deputies: Man fled scene driving 100 MPH

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) – Deputies say an intoxicated driver fled the scene of a property damage accident going 100 MPH in a 45 MPH zone.

Tyler Rice, 40, was stopped on Whitehaven Road and arrested on charges of DWI, reckless driving, unlawful possession of marijuana, and several other vehicle and traffic violations. Deputies say Rice refused a breath test and was taken to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office did not state what Rice struck before he allegedly fled. 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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