Man charged in fatal head-on crash in Wales

WALES, N.Y. (WIVB) — Investigators with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office have charged a Marilla man with vehicular manslaughter for a head-on crash in Wales.

Authorities say a vehicle driven by Mark Korzelius, 52, crossed over the center line on Two Rod Road near the intersection of Route 20A and struck a passing vehicle.

A 9-year-old girl, who was riding in the car that was struck, died at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. A second passenger, a 7-year-old girl, was treated and released at the scene.

Korzelius is charged with DWI – impaired by drugs, vehicular manslaughter and vehicular assault. Investigators say the investigation is on-going and more charges are pending.

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