MENU
component-ddb-728x90-v1-01-desktop

Sheriff: Two dead after Warren County car crash

fatal.jpg

CHESTER -- A two-car crash resulted in two fatalities Saturday morning.

The Warren County Sheriff's Office received a report just before 10 a.m. for a serious crash on State Route 8, near Hill Clyde Acres.

According to the sheriff's office, Walter Christie, 89, of Chestertown, was eastbound on Route 8 in a 2004 Subaru legacy, when he failed to negotiate a curve and veered into the westbound lane, into the path of a 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander.

Christie and John M. Lewis, 70, of Chestertown, who was driving the Outlander, were transported to Glens Falls Hospital, where they died as a result of their injuries. Lewis' passenger, Ralph E. Lewis, 66, of Burnt Hills, was also transported, with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

The Warren County Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Unit and Criminal Investigations Division continues to investigate the crash. Alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending