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Glenville Police: two killed in crash on Route 5

Authorities are investigating after two people were killed in a crash Monday night on Route 5, right by Wolf Hollow Road.

GLENVILLE (WRGB) -- Authorities are investigating after two people were killed in a crash Monday night on Route 5, right by Wolf Hollow Road.


According to Glenville Police, the crash happened around 7:00 pm when one car veered into traffic lanes heading in the opposite direction.

Police say 28 year old Joshua Mendetta of Gloversville and the the driver of the other vehicle, 59 year old Tamicia Liberty of Schenectady, were killed.

Investigators say Mendetta crossed over into the eastbound lane, striking the other vehicle.

Route 5 was closed off for several miles. It reopened shortly after 12:30 Tuesday morning, according to Schenectady County dispatch.

The Schenectady County Sheriff's Office also assisted with the crash.

Police in Glenville ask anyone witnessed the crash to call 518 384-0125. Option 5.


Story updated to reflect names, corrected age of one of the victims.











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