Victim of fatal Watervliet crash identified
WATERVLIET - Police in Watervliet have identified the driver in a fatal crash from last week.
29-year-old Timothy Bynes of Georgia died in the crash last Wednesday. It happened on 19th Street near Seventh Avenue.
Colonie police say an officer spotted a car going 75 MPH in a 45 MPH zone on Troy-Schenectady Road. The officer tried to pull the car over but police say the driver sped off toward Watervliet.
Witnesses say Bynes lost control on 19th Street, knocked out a light post, and rolled over. The vehicle then burst into flames.