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LOCKPORT – A Newfane woman is dead after a car struck a tree near the Oak Run Golf Club early Saturday afternoon.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said Helen M. Wright, 88, was driving a 2002 Buick Century north on Lake Avenue near Wick Road when the vehicle struck a driveway culvert, mailbox and tree in the 4100 block of Lake Avenue.

Deputies arriving at the scene about 1 p.m. said she was dead.