Name of man killed in Alden crash released

ALDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) – One person was killed Thursday morning in a crash in Alden.

Two cars collided near the intersection of North and County Line Roads shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday.

Deputies say after stopping at the stop sign on North Road, 80-year-old Thomas Luche of Florida proceeded southbound into the intersection, failing to yield the right of way to 43-year-old Cindy Miller of Attica.


Luche had to be extricated from his vehicle and was transported to Erie County Medical Center via Mercy Flight. He was pronounced dead before arriving at ECMC.

His passenger, 70-year-old Griffith Warrick of Florida, was taken to ECMC where he is listed in serious but stable condition. 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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