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Cuomo issues statement on Schoharie Crash

State police respond to the crash at routes 30 and 30A in Schoharie on Oct. 6. State police respond to the crash at routes 30 and 30A in Schoharie on Oct. 6. | Photo: WNYT.

October 07, 2018 04:43 PM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing state agencies to provide "every resource necessary" to help in the investigation into a crash that killed 20 people Saturday afternoon in Schoharie.

The governor issued the following statement on Sunday:

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STATEMENT FROM GOV. CUOMO ON THE SCHOHARIE CRASH

"My heart breaks for the 20 people who lost their lives in this horrific accident on Saturday in Schoharie.

"I commend the first responders who arrived on the scene and worked through the night to help. State police are working with federal and local authorities to investigate the crash, and I have directed State agencies to provide every resource necessary to aid in this investigation and determine what led to this tragedy.

"I join all New Yorkers in mourning these deaths and share in the unspeakable sorrow experienced by their families and loved ones during this extremely difficult time."

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