Child dies after accident involving plow truck in Hillsdale

HILLSDALE, N.Y. – A 5-year-old died at the scene of an
accident involving a minivan and a town plow truck in the Town of Hillsdale
Wednesday night.

State Police Livingston said the town plow truck was heading
east on Route 23 when a minivan also headed eastbound on Route 23 struck the
rear of the plow truck around 9:15 p.m.

The driver and front seat passenger of the minivan were
transported to Albany Medical Center for minor injuries. A 14-year-old in the backseat
of the minivan was seriously injured and also transported to Albany Medical
Center.

The 5-year-old was in the back seat of the minivan at the
time of the accident and died on the scene. The driver of the plow truck was
not injured.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.

Names of the people involved are not being released until
family has been notified.

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