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.

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