One dead, three injured after serious car crash


UPDATE* State police say Ellis Ganter, 16, of Howes Cave was a passenger in the car who was killed.

Additionally, a preliminary investigation found that a 19-year-old was traveling east on State Route 7 when she lost control of the car on the snow-covered road and hit a utility pole on the southern shoulder of the road.

Police say two 18-year-old passengers and a 17-year-old passenger were taken to Albany Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

DUANESBURG, N.Y. (NEWS10) – At least one person has died and four are injured following a major car crash in Schenectady County. The accident took place on Route 7 around 8:40 p.m., close to to the village of Delanson.

Officials on scene say only one car was involved in the accident.

State Police are currently on scene investigating the accident. A stretch of Route 7 is expected to be closed for several hours while investigations take place.

This is a developing story and more information will be added as it becomes available.

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