Fatal Accident in Amherst
(WBEN) On Saturday, July 5th, 2014 at approximately 8:39 PM the Amherst Police Department
responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at 5901 Sheridan Dr. The pedestrian was struck
while crossing Sheridan Dr., by a 2010 Ford Explorer, driven by Richard M. Mancuso of
Williamsville, New York.
The pedestrian was transported to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and died from their injuries.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash. The pedestrians name is being
withheld pending identification and notification of the next of kin.
The MainTransit Fire Department assisted at the accident scene. The accident is
currently under investigation. Anyone with information related to the accident can call the
Amherst Police Department at 6891311.