A Driver in Serious Rt. 26 Crash in Maine Has Died
New York State Police report one of the two drivers involved in a serious crash on Route 26 on February 14 has died.
Authorities were called to Route 26, southwest of Hardy Road with a report of a motor vehicle crash with injury and possible entrapment at 7:28 p.m. and found a southbound Ford Focus driven by 32-year-old Alainna Stempel of Binghamton collided with a northbound Honda Civic driven by 19-year-old Nathan Baker of Glen Aubrey.
The Guthrie Air medical helicopter was called in and transported the teen to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. His condition is not available.
Stempel was taken by Maine Ambulance to Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center where she later died.
The road in the area of the crash was believed to be closed for about four hours.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.
State Police say members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene along with the New York State Department of Transportation, the Maine Fire Department, Maine Ambulance Squad, Glen Aubrey Fire Department, East Maine Fire Department, West Corners Fire Department, Union Center Fire Department and the Union Ambulance Squad.
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