NIAGARA FALLS – Niagara Regional Police have released the name of the victim of a fatal car crash in rural Niagara Falls on Wednesday.
Frankie Maiolo, 20, from the Black Creek area of Fort Erie, was killed when his car struck a tree around 5 p.m.
According to Niagara Regional Police, the victim was operating his 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier southbound on Sodom Road, south of Marshall Road.
Investigators say the car crossed into the northbound lane then entered a ditch and struck a tree.
The Maiolo was pronounced dead at the scene.
Maiolo’s family consented to the release of his name by police, but has asked that their privacy be respected at this time.
The collision remains under investigation by members of the NRP’s collision reconstruction unit.
Witnesses are being asked to contact police at 905-688-4111, ext. 5500.
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