Advertisement
 
Monday, September 15, 2014
Amsterdam, NY ,
Advertisement

State Police: Amsterdam man dead in crash; driver jailed

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Updated: 5:48 PM

CHARLTON -- A 24-year-old man is accused of driving on drugs and causing the motor vehicle collision on Route 67 Sunday evening that killed Glenn L. Smith, 50, of Amsterdam.

State Police said Marcus R. Young, of Granville, was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while ability impaired by drugs and numerous traffic violations as a result of the crash. He was reportedly traveling westbound on Route 67 at 4:55 p.m., crossed the center of the roadway into the eastbound lane, striking Smith's oncoming vehicle.

Smith was transported from the scene by Galway Ambulance to Saratoga Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Young was arraigned in Charlton town court and remanded to the Saratoga County jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond.

Additional information was not available Monday.

-- Heather Nellis

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
The Recorder Sports Schedule

 

The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Now open, the 9/11 museum seeing influx of new artifacts
    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Frank Vassi
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Nurses union drops its plan for St. Mary's
    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Benefit set for former Fonda-Fultonville standout Comeau
    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    B-P boys soccer registers shutout
    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Dennis W. Swarczewski
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    2015 almanac predicting a bitter winter
    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Schuylerville downs B-P
    Tuesday, September 09, 2014

    State campgrounds were cookin' this season
    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Muni to host special guest
    Friday, September 12, 2014

Advertisement

Copyright © Port Jackson Media, LLC.

Privacy Policies: Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook