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Names, details released on fatal weekend crash in town of Ellicott...

A Jamestown woman is dead... while a city man was seriously hurt... in a single-car accident at the intersection of Buffalo Street Ext. and Willard Street Ext. in the town of Ellicott.  Ellicott Town Police now tell us that 42 year-old Mark Myers was eastbound on Buffalo Street Extension shortly before 10 p.m. last Saturday night when he lost control of the vehicle.  Officers say Myer's car slammed into a tree at the intersection with Willard Street Extension.  Myer's passenger... 49 year-old Debra Wigren... was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police add that Myers was flown by Starflight Helicopter to UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie.  He was then transported to the University of  Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh for further treatment.  A witness tells us the 1968 model Chevrolet Camero was operating at an apparent high-rate of speed when the accident occured.  The Sheriff's Department Accident Recontruction Team is now investigating.


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