BOLTON N.Y. (NEWS10) — Local law enforcement is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on East Schroon River Road. Police say a kayaker reported seeing a vehicle overturned in the Schroon River.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police searched the water to check for occupants but were unsuccessful. The Horicon Fire Dive team responded to the scene and was able to locate and extricate the occupant, who was pronounced deceased.
The deceased individual has been identified as Kaitlin Goldberg, 23, of Altamont. Goldberg was reported missing after not arriving at a family camping trip.
Investigations determined that Goldberg was traveling southbound on East Schroon River Road when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned in the Schroon River. Police believe the vehicle may have been in the river for approximately 24 hours. The vehicle could not be seen from the roadway.
Bolton Fire, Bolton EMS, Warrensburg EMS assisted at the scene.