ONTARIO N.Y. (WROC) — A woman is dead and multiple people were hospitalized after a multi-car crash in Wayne County.
According to the Wayne County Office of the Sheriff, on Sunday around 6:55 p.m., a car — driven by 57-year-old Timothy Mannix, of Marion — stopped in the eastbound passing lane on Route 104 for an unknown reason. Multiple vehicle behind the first stopped vehicle then collided into each other.
35-year-old Nicole DiPiazza was killed when she got out of her car and was struck by another vehicle. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. DiPiazza’s two children, ages 9 and 4, were in the car and received minor injuries.
Two other drivers suffered minor injuries.
Mannix’s car was not struck and he was not injured, but deputies said he was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital on suspicion of intoxication.
The crash is currently under investigation.