One person killed in Argyle car crash involving Sheriff’s Deputy

Car crash

ARGYLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — One person has died in a car crash that happened on State Route 40 in the town of Argyle.

Early Monday morning just before 7 a.m., State Police responded to the scene of a collision that had occurred between an on-duty Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy and another vehicle.

Police confirm that the driver of the second vehicle, who was identified as 72-year-old Susan Harrington, was killed in the crash.

Police say Deputy Cori Winch, 24, was on patrol, traveling south, when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck Harrington’s vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Deputy is said to have sustained serious, but not life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Glens Falls Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

Police say it is not believed that speed or alcohol were contributing factors in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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