Death: Michael Sommers, 39, Killed In A Car Accident In Front Of 2546 Niagara – The name of the deceased motorcycle operator was Michael Sommers, 39 years old from North Tonawanda. The name of the driver of the white SUV was April Strong, 53 years old from Lockport. Fatal Motorcycle -vs- Car (2540 Niagara Falls Blvd) Wheatfield, NY Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: Wheatfield, NY – On April 13th, 2022, at 1130 hrs, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car vs.
motorcycle accident in front of 2546 Niagara Falls Blvd in the Town of Wheatfield. Upon the arrival of deputies, it was observed that the motorcycle was lying in the street behind a white SUV. The operator of the motorcycle was laying nearby. Both vehicles were in the northbound left lane. Initial investigation reveals that the white SUV was slowing down while the vehicle in front of it made a left turn.
The motorcycle, which was behind the white SUV, failed to stop in time and rear-ended the white SUV. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased shortly after the accident. The driver of the white SUV was not injured. The name of the motorcycle operator is being withheld pending notification of the family. The investigation is continued by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit.