The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident on Porter Center Road Monday afternoon.
The driver of a car traveling south on Porter Center Road lost control of the vehicle about 1 p.m. and veered off the west side of the road, striking a tree before coming to a rest in the front lawn of 3326 Porter Center Road.
The operator of the vehicle, said to be a woman by witnesses at the scene, was taken to Mount St. Mary's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The investigation is continuing.
The name of the woman is being withheld pending notification of family members.