Ballston Spa driver killed in Wednesday evening head-on Northway crash in Clifton Park, troopers say

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CLIFTON PARK – A Ballston Spa driver was killed in a Wednesday night crash on the Northway in Clifton Park, New York State Police said.

Four other people in another car were taken to the hospital with injuries described as non-life-threatening.

Killed was Charlaine Danaher, 80, of Ballston Spa. She died at the scene.

The crash happened at about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Troopers responded to the two-car crash on Interstate 87 North in Clifton Park.

The preliminary investigation determined that a vehicle headed south traveled over the median and into the northbound lanes, before striking Danaher’s vehicle head-on, police said.

The four occupants of the southbound vehicle were taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment, police said.

The investigation into the crash remained ongoing Thursday. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police in Clifton Park at 518-583-7000.

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