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5 killed in Richford crash identified by sheriff’s office

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5 killed in crash

(WBNG) -- The Tioga County Sheriff's Office has identified the five who were killed in a two-car-car crash Sunday.

The sheriff's office says the following people are deceased:

  • 36-year-old Mohammad Nazir of Brooklyn, NY (driver)
  • 30 year-old Skandar S. Chaudhary of Brooklyn, NY (passenger)
  • 32-year-old Nasir Mahmood of Brooklyn, NY (passenger)
  • 40-year-old Traci A. Baker of Richford, NY (driver)
  • 14-year-old juvenile (passenger)

Authorities say while traveling eastbound on State Rt. 79, a 2018 Honda Pilot driven by Nazir struck a 2008 Toyota Tacoma driven by Baker head on in the westbound lane.

There were a total of five passengers in the Honda, including: Nazir, Chaudhary and Mahmood. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

The other two are being hospitalized, one is in critical condition.

The investigation into crash in ongoing.


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