New Details In Deadly Dunkirk Crash

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DUNKIRK, NY (WNY News Now) – New details have been released about a double fatal crash in the City of Dunkirk earlier this month.

The four-vehicle crash happened back on Thursday, August 11 on Central Avenue near West Howard Avenue.

Two people, identified as 31-year-old Luis Perez-Torres and 17-year-old Erik Rodriguez Montalvo died as a result of the collision. Three others were also injured in the crash.

An investigation found that Perez-Torres struck another vehicle that was starting to move north on Central after waiting for a stop light. He continued through the intersection striking a third vehicle that was stopped at the Stop Light facing Southbound on Central before his vehicle overturned.

Both Perez-Torres and Rodriguez Montalvo were ejected from the vehicle as a result.


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