Gates Police are investigating a homicide this afternoon that left a 52-year-old woman dead.
Police say a vehicle was driving westbound on Buffalo Road and had just crossed over the canal bridge into the Town of Gates, when the woman’s body was ejected from the moving vehicle.
Police believe there was some sort of altercation going on inside the moving vehicle. The woman was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with various injuries, and was pronounced dead.
The vehicle fled the scene. It is described as a black Jeep Liberty with a spare tire mounted on the back, with dark windows.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Gates Police.