Tonawanda News

December 5, 2013

Fatal accident near Budwey's in Town

Staff Reports
The Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — A woman was killed and a man was seriously injured when they were struck crossing Kenmore Avenue Thursday afternoon, according to Town of Tonawanda Police.

Edward Spencer, 82, was driving a 2013 Toyota Corolla when he allegedly hit the two pedestrians as he was making a left-hand turn out of the Budwey's Supermarket parking lot at 416 Kenmore Avenue at around 4:55 p.m. 

The victims were identified as Sandra Garner, 52, and Kevin Nowak, 55. Both were taken to Erie County Medical Center with serious injuries. According to police, Garner died of her injuries at ECMC.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress, and no charges have been filed as of press time.