Posted at: 09/10/2013 11:43 AM
| Updated at: 09/11/2013 4:13 PM
By: WNYT Staff
Two vehicles collided head on on Route 23 in Copake.
COPAKE - One woman was killed Tuesday morning in a two-car accident on Route 23 in Copake. The crash happened at 8 a.m. near Taconic Hills High School.
The Columbia County Sheriffs Department says a 28-year-old Tilla Simmons of Massachusetts died when her car crossed into another lane and hit an SUV head on.
The driver of the SUV, 17-year-old Jordan Fuller of Hudson, and a 15-year-old passenger were taken to Albany Medical Center with injuries.
Police are looking into the possibility that the Simmons had a medical problem or was otherwise distracted.