Niagara Falls, NY (August 13, 2019) – Police reported that an 86-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle on Monday, August 12th, has now succumbed to her injuries. The victim has been identified as Beverly Laughlin. She was hit by a vehicle while riding her bicycle on Hyde Park Boulevard near Grand Avenue in Niagara Falls.
According to police, the driver of the vehicle that struck Laughlin has only been identified as a 75-year-old man from Lewiston, who was heading east along Grand Avenue at the time. The man came to a stop before making a left turn and striking Laughlin on her bicycle.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital in Buffalo to be treated for head injuries. Laughlin passed away the following day. Police stated that a crash management team is actively in charge of the investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Beverly Laughlin at this time. Our thoughts are with them.
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