An 18-year-old Town of Tonawanda man was killed early this morning as he darted across the Youngmann Memorial Highway and was hit by a tractor trailer, town police said.
The victim was identified as Marc Zellner.
Police said Zellner was running across the westbound lanes of the I-290 and was west of the entrance ramp from Colvin Boulevard when he was hit. The accident was reported at about 1:30 a.m.
The truck driver, whose name wasn’t released, wasn’t injured. No charges were filed, police said.
Traffic between Colvin and Delaware Avenue was closed for about five hours, police said, reopening at about 6:40 a.m.