Man dies after being struck by runaway vehicle

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — A man was killed when an unattended vehicle struck him at the Hamburg Town Park Tuesday night.

Police say a 73-year-old man was hit by the vehicle when he and his friend were attempting to load jet-skis at the park boat launch.

The man was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died. His name has not been released.

The accident remains under investigation by the Town of Hamburg Police Department. 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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