Passenger killed, 2 others injured in Route 5 crash

(Photo courtesy of News 4 viewer Joe Balestrieri)

FARNHAM, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that one person was killed in a vehicle crash in Farnham Tuesday morning.

The head-on collision happened on Route 5 at 8:30 a.m. Three people were taken to ECMC via Mercy Flight, but one of them, 24-year-old Michelle Caraballo, was declared dead on arrival. Caraballo was a passenger in one of the vehicles.

It is not clear what led to the crash, but investigators are working to piece it together.

Traffic was briefly shut down on Route 5 between US Route 20 and Commercial St. 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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