Fatal car accident in Marlborough

December 2, 2012 11:46:11 AM PST
State police say a 48-year-old man is dead after his car collided with another on Route 9W in the Hudson Valley town of Marlboro, 65 miles north of New York City.Donald Dawson of Marlborough was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 7:44 a.m. Sunday.

Troopers say Dawson's car was struck by an oncoming car driven by 26-year-old Eugene Antwi of Brooklyn.

Antwi and three people in his car were taken to a Poughkeepsie hospital with injuries police said weren't life-threatening.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.

It was the second fatal accident in the town this weekend. Sarah Smith, a 16-year-old Marlboro High School student from Newburgh, died in a one-car accident early Saturday.

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