This morning the President released the following statement.
"Michelle and I are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic accident outside of Buffalo last night," President Obama said. "Our hearts go out to the families and friends who lost loved ones. I want to thank the brave first responders who arrived immediately to try and save lives and who are continuing to ensure the safety of everyone in the area. We pray for all those who have been touched by this terrible tragedy to find peace and comfort in the hard days ahead."