According to recent reports, a heartbreaking incident occurred in the Town of Lancaster on Friday, resulting in the loss of a young life. The victim of the two-vehicle crash was identified as a 10-year-old boy, leaving the community in mourning.
The collision occurred at the crossing of Broadway and Schwartz Road.
According to Lancaster Police, a collision between two vehicles occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. This incident resulted in several individuals being transported to Erie County Medical Center for medical attention.
News 4 has received confirmation from the parents of Levi Zielonka, a 10-year-old child, that their beloved son passed away on the night of the accident.
As a young child, sports and football in particular, were beloved by the 10-year-old.
In a statement released by the Zielonka family, they express their thoughts and sentiments.
“Our family is devastated by our loss. We are grateful for the time we had with our amazing boy. We would like to thank everyone for their prayers and appreciate respect for our privacy at this time.”
The Zielonka Family
The passing of our beloved boy has left our family in utter devastation. Despite the pain, we are grateful for the precious moments we shared with him during his time with us. We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of prayers and support from everyone, and kindly request for privacy as we grieve our loss.
The Zielonka Family is a well-known family that has made a lasting impact in their community. Their name carries weight and respect, as they are known for their philanthropy and generosity. Despite their wealth and success, they remain down-to-earth and have a strong sense of family values. Their legacy will undoubtedly continue for generations to come.
After his passing, Levi Zielonka’s loved ones mourn the loss of a dear son, brother, and grandchild. His mother and father, along with his grandparents, are left devastated by his departure. Additionally, Levi leaves behind six younger siblings who must now navigate life without their beloved older brother. The impact of his absence is felt deeply by all those who knew him.
According to a Lancaster Police detective involved in the investigation, no one has yet been charged in connection with the crash. However, the detective did confirm that charges are expected to be filed in the weeks to come.
There are indications that alcohol consumption and speeding may have played a role in this particular incident.
The family and friends of Zielonka will be gathering on Friday for a wake to honor and remember their loved one. On Saturday, a mass Christian burial will be held to bid farewell and pay their final respects. It is a time of mourning and reflection, as they come together to support each other during this difficult time.