Lockport man Murphy dies in fatality on Millersport

A pair of Lockport men were involved in an accident along Millersport Highway in Amherst late Thursday night and one of them has died.

Police aren’t sure why 36-year-old Jason Murphy was in the road around 10:45 last night, but he was struck by an oncoming pickup and later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was 40-year-old John Benedetti, who was driving a 2002 Chevy.

Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened and they’re looking for any witnesses to come forward.

They can do so by calling Amherst Police’s Accident Investigation Unit at 689-1311.