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New York police investigating fatal crash in the North Country

Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 7:36 PM EDT
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HARRIETSTOWN. N.Y. (WCAX) - New York State Police are investigating a car crash that killed a Saranac Lake man Saturday.

The two-car accident happened at about noon on Route 3 in Harrietstown near the Panther Mountain trailhead.

Police say Bernard McCormick II, 37, was driving west when he struck another vehicle. McCormick died in the crash.

The other driver, Nicholas Alonge, 33, of New Windsor, was taken to the hospital with a broken leg.

Alonge’s passenger sustained a head injury. A 9-month-old girl inside the same car wasn’t hurt.

Several passersby helped get the family out of the car immediately after the crash. The incident remains under investigation.

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