NIAGARA COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Trinity Castrechino, of Lockport, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday vehicle crash in Niagara County.
Castrechino, 21, was killed in a Thursday morning head-on multi-vehicle crash near Newstead.
According to reports, Castrechino was operating a vehicle on Maple Road near Koepsel Road in Newstead, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 5:30 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with another vehicle. A third vehicle, that was unable to slow, also struck the disabled vehicles.
Occupants of the other involved vehicles suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Castrechino was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Castrechino:
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Niagara County is located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 216,469. The county seat is Lockport. The county name is from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra; meaning the strait or thunder of waters – Wikipedia.