Owego, N.Y. — A single vehicle accident killed two people on State Route 38 in the Town of Newark Valley, early Wednesday, October 17, 2012, reports WIVT/WBGH.
According to reports, a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Lucinda S. Klees, 54, of Endicott, N.Y., was headed northbound on State Route 38 when she slammed into the guardrail head on at the end of a bridge on the southbound lane.
Responding emergency crews pronounced Klees dead at the scene.
A passenger, identified as Patrick J. Ackley, 34, of Berkshire, N.Y., was also pronounced dead at the scene.
It is unknown at this time why the accident occurred, or if drugs and/or alcohol were involved.
The New York State Police are conducting a full investigation into the fatal automobile accident.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for New York automobile accident lawyers.