Crash sends two people to hospital

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CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A crash in Chautauqua sent two people to the hospital by helicopter, Tuesday afternoon. The sheriff’s office says a vehicle was pulling out of Light House Grocery when it crashed with another car.

Officials say 38-year-old Scott Boardman was driving north on Route 394 when 22-year-old Edward L. Schlabach pulled in front of him. The vehicles collided and ended up on the west side of the road.

Boardman’s passenger, 37-year-old Autumn Boardman, of Mayville, was taken to Hamot Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. Scott Boardman was not injured.

Schlabach was extricated from his car and taken to Hamot Medical Center.

The sheriff’s office says charges are pending. 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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