One dead in car accident on Route 8

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WATTSBURG — One person is dead after hitting a tree on Route 8 and Doolittle Rd. in Wattsburg.

According to the Erie County 911 Center, the call came in shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday morning. State Police-Erie and Kuhl Hose Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene and found the vehicle had collided with a tree. The 75-year-old victim was dead at the scene, and the Erie County coroner said it appears the driver had a medical emergency at the time of the crash.

Route 8 from Townhill Rd. to Jones Rd. were closed for several hours.

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