Car crash in Plattsburgh claims one life

Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 6:26 AM EST
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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - New York State Police are investigating a fatal car crash in Plattsburgh.

Police say it happened around noon on Friday. They say 43-year-old Richie Arroyo of Plattsburgh was driving south on Durand Road when he drove into the oncoming lane, and hit another car head-on.

The driver he hit was 38-year-old Katie VanWeort of Plattsburgh, who was traveling with her two 4-year-old daughters.

VanWeort and her daughters, plus Arroyo’s passenger, were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Arroyo died at the scene.