NEWFANE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Shortly after 11 p.m. on Thursday, the Niagara County Sheriff’s office responded to a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian in Newfane.
Authorities say a car was traveling west on Ridge Rd. when it hit David McCollum II, 33, in the westbound lane. McCollum, who lived in Newfane, died at the scene.
The driver, identified as Lockport resident Kara McDonald, 25, was taken to a local hospital for minor wrist injuries.
McDonald was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.