SARATOGA, N.Y. – A fatal, single-car accident in the area of Burgoyne
Road between Hayes Road and DeGarmo Road is under investigation.
Mervyn Albert of Schenectady was driving his 2005 Mazda on
Burgoyne Road at a high rate of speed. The 30-year-old lost control of the
vehicle, travelled off the north shoulder, became airborne, and struck a tree.
Albert and his mother, 56-year-old Angeli Persaud of Schenectady,
were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed as accident reconstruction
teams and investigators worked the scene.