BUFFALO, NY – A woman who was hit by a car on Girard Place near Fillmore Avenue Sunday afternoon died a short time later in Erie County Medical Center.
Buffalo police say they have charged the driver of the vehicle, a 54-year-old man, with vehicular manslaughter and DWI.
The victim was described by police as a woman in her mid-40s. Her name has not been released. The accident happened at about 4:30 p.m.
A witness at the scene told us she was sitting in a community garden when she was hit by the car, which was moving in reverse.