21-year-old Albany man killed in Colonie crash
March 17, 2017 07:44 AM
COLONIE -- A young man is dead after an accident Thursday night in Colonie.
Police say they got the call at 6:30 p.m. for a vehicle into a utility pole on Central Avenue and Arrow Street. They arrived to find the driver, 21-year-old Jajuan Williams of Albany, dead on impact.
The former Bishop Maginn football player was the only occupant in the car, a 2000 Acura Integra. The car was going eastbound from Schenectady to Albany.
Police say it was a one-car crash, but there may have been another car involved although there was no one else at the scene when investigators got there.
Investigators say speed may have been a factor when the car struck a snowbank, went airborne, and slammed into the pole. They say airbags deployed but were not enough to save the driver's life. Police don't believe weather was a factor.
The accident remains under investigation. If anyone witnessed the crash, please call the Colonie Police at 783-2744.
Updated: March 17, 2017 07:44 AM
Created: March 17, 2017 12:03 AM
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