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Ward’s Island – Car Crash Video

At the same time that many Buffalo Bills fans were contemplating throwing their TVs out of the window yesterday, there was an actual demolition taking place outside of The Hotel @ The Lafayette. No, it wasn’t a building that was being demolished, although that wouldn’t have been a big surprise to anyone. Instead there was a car crash scene being filmed for the production of a werewolf movie called Ward’s Island starring Dennis Haysbert, Ernie Hudson, Craig Scheffer, Bill Duke and Ariana Richards. 

Thankfully I decided to head over to watch the crash instead of watching the second half of the game. When I got the site where the filming was taking place, there was a substantial crew going over safety procedures in preparation for the collision that was about to take place. The film hired a number of extras and crew from Buffalo – between 50 to 100 depending on the day. As the crew got busy securing the shoot, a number of curious Buffalonians scrambled to find safe viewing areas. Here’s what the car crash looked like from atop a balcony at the hotel…

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