Driver, mother in car during fatal crash

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – Ashley Sawicki, 21, was in court Wednesday morning for a bail hearing. She is accused of killing a Hamburg woman in a hit-and-run crash.

Police said Sawicki hit Jennifer Martello with her car in July, killing her. Then, she drove off and did not report the accident.

Wednesday, News 4 learned her mother was in the car with her at the time of the crash.

If convicted, she faces up to seven years in prison. 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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