Altamont man dies in Knox crash

One dead , five hurt in wreck on Alligator Road in Florence, (MGN Graphic)

KNOX, N.Y. (WRGB) - An Altamont man died after a Thursday night accident in the Town of Knox.

The Albany County Sheriff's Office says a car driven by 22-year-old Christopher Davis crashed into several trees in the area of Knox Gallupville and Beebe roads around 11:30 p.m. Deputies say the vehicle had been travelling at a high rate of speed prior to striking the trees and was engulfed in flames when they arrived.

Neighbors who heard the crash were unable to free Davis, who died at the scene.

A passenger who was freed was transported to Albany Med for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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