COPAKE, N.Y. – One person was killed and two seriously injured in a car accident involving two cars on Route 23 in the Town of Copake Tuesday morning.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says two cars were involved in a head-on crash near Taconic Hills High School, at Route 23 and Bloody Hill Road around 8 a.m. Tuesday involving three people.
At the scene, crews found a small sedan and a Jeep Cherokee SUV crashed. The person in the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene and the two people in the Jeep, both students at Taconic Hills High School, were taken by ambulance to Albany Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The superintendent says the students were on their way to school when the accident happened.
Multiple crews remain at the scene conducting accident reconstruction.
No information is being released on the cause of the crash.