ERIE COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Daniel Giovino, of Clarence, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday afternoon fatal vehicle crash in Erie County.
Giovino, 23, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Newstead Tuesday afternoon.
According to reports, Giovino was operating a vehicle on Sand Hill Road in Akron, Newstead, When for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 3 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.
The vehicle then burst into flames.
Giovino was pronounced dead at the scene of thermal and blunt force trauma injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Erie County is a highly populated county located along the shore of Lake Erie in western New York State. As of the 2010 census, the population was 919,040. The county seat is Buffalo, which makes up about 28% of the County’s population – Wikipedia.