The 800 block of Buffalo Road in Gates has been shut down since Monday morning due to an active homicide investigation.

At approximately 11:55 A.M., a female's body was ejected from a moving car that was crossing the canal bridge into the Town of Gates.

The 52-year-old woman was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Police believe there was an altercation going on inside the car moments before the woman was ejected.

At this time police are not releasing the victim's name.

The vehicle was identified as a black Jeep Liberty with a spare tire mounted on the back. It had dark tinted windows and was last seen fleeing west down Buffalo Road towards Howard Road.

If anyone has any information regarding the investigation please call Gates Police at 247-2262.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.