Man pleads guilty in fatal West Seneca crash

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Hamburg man pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter after a July crash.

This past summer, Shane Heisler, 30, was driving on Union Rd. in West Seneca when he veered into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle.

The other vehicle, driven by Ronald Heiss, 65, was en route to a wedding at the time of the crash. His wife Diane Heiss, and 71-year-old Barbara Guenther were riding with him.

Guenther died as a result of the crash.

Heisler was jailed without bail. He could spend a maximum of 5-15 years behind bars when sentenced on Dec. 13. 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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