COLONIE -- Police say a woman is dead after a crash on Central Avenue Saturday evening.
Calls came in around 6:45 p.m. for a car into a tree, near the old Hiro's Restaurant at 1933 Central Avenue.
Arriving responders found the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle unresponsive. The 78-year-old Schenectady woman was transported to Albany Medical Center, where she passed away.
Police said witnesses described the event as the driver possibly having a medical event while driving, and leaving the roadway.
The driver has been identified, but her name will not be released until next of kin are notified.
The case remains under investigation as a non-criminal event by the Colonie Police Traffic Safety Unit. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Colonie Police.