Victim identified in fatal Colonie crash


COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — One man is dead and three people are in critical condition following a one car accident on Central Ave across from Lia Toyota Wednesday morning, Colonie Police Lieutenant Robert Winn said.

Winn tells NEWS10 the car struck a utility pole and was split in half. He said one half of the vehicle crashed into a nearby building and the other half remained on the road.

Central Avenue between Lisha Kill Road and Lansing Street was closed for most of the day, but is now open.

Police have identified the victim that was killed as 24-year-old Lakhraj Premnauth of Schenectady.

Two 17-year-old teens and a 21-year-old are at Albany Medical Center with serious injuries.

The accident is still under investigation. Stay with NEWS10 for the latest updates on this investigation.

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