LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A special prosecutor has been appointed in part of the investigation into a fatal boating crash on Lake George.
However, the Warren County prosecutor would not confirm which part of the investigation.
Alexander West is accused of driving a boat that killed 8-year-old Charlotte McCue then leaving the scene.
The special prosecutor assigned is Elena Tastensen, a private attorney in Saratoga Springs.
Warren County Prosecutor Kate Hogan says she knows West’s parents and brought in the special prosecutor to curb any conflict of interest.