A North Tonawanda teenager is dead following a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident yesterday evening.
Ryan M. Fischer, 16, was struck on Krueger Road in Wheatfield around 7 p.m. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center in critical condition, where the Niagara County Sheriff's Office confirmed he later died.
The car that hit Fischer left the scene of the accident and police are trying to locate it. It is possibly a white or light silver sedan with front-end passenger-side damage. Anyone who witnessed the accident or has information about it is asked to call the NCSO Criminal Investigation Bureau at 716-438-3327 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., or 716-438-3394 outside of those hours.