Tragedy: Four People Killed In Town of Burns Accident

July 27, 2019

ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY – From State Police:

On July 27, 2019 at approximately 4:32 A.M. Troopers out of SP Amity and Troop E responded to a one vehicle collision on County Route 13C in the town of Burns. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle with five occupants traveling east bound on County Route 13C failed to stop for a stop sign at the T-intersection at County Route 13C and County Route 13 traveling through the intersection striking an earth embankment then a tree. One of the passengers was taken by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition. The operator and the other three occupants were pronounced at the scene.

New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Collision Reconstruction Unit assisted in this investigation.

No names will be released until notifications are made. Once families have been notified an updated release will be sent out.

This is still an ongoing investigation.