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Amherst girl dies after hit and run accident

By Chris Jamele

Buffalo, NY – Amherst Police are seeking witnesses to a hit and run accident last night that took the life of an eighteen year old girl.

Alexandria Rice was skateboarding along Heim Road when she was struck by a motorist. She later died of her injuries.

Fifty-five year old James Corasanti has been arrested and charged with DWI and fleeing the scene of a fatal accident.

Witnesses are asked to contact Amherst Police.