Police log: April 21, 2007 PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, April 21, 2007

LAKE PLACID — State Police were continuing to investigate a fatal accident on County Route 73 late Friday night.
Two people were reported dead at the accident site.
The driver of the vehicle, Henry P. Wharton, 23, of Lake Placid and passenger Aaron M. Greene, 23, of Massena were both ejected from the vehicle and were found dead around 2:55 p.m. Friday.
State Police received a call from a bicyclist on Route 73 around that time, according to a news release sent out late Friday night.
The mangled vehicle was pulled from the ditch across from the Olympic Regional Development Authority ski jumps after the crash was reported.
The investigation left sections of Cascade Road temporarily closed to traffic. More information is expected today.


PLATTSBURGH — After recent warm temperatures, officials had declared a flood warning in Essex County to prepare residents for possible rising waters in area rivers.
Despite melting snowfall, the flood warning ended Friday night with no reported complaints of rising water, county Emergency Dispatch said Friday evening.
Officials will continue monitoring the county's waters, including Lake Champlain, through the following days.
— By Staff Writer Andrea VanValkenburg



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