A 21-year-old SUNY Cobleskill student was killed in a car crash in the village of Sharon Springs on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 19, according to a press release from the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office and the Albany Times-Union.
SUNY Cobleskill has identified the man killed in the crash as Nicholas Failla, a senior at the college.
The crash happened on Route 10 at the north end of the village of Sharon Springs at 9:15 a.m., according to the Sheriff's press release. Failla was alone in his car. Two people in another car were injured and were taken to the hospital. No details about their injuries have been released.
Route 10 was closed for much of the day as sheriff's deputies and the New York State Police investigated the crash.
Update 11/20/14: The Schoharie County Sheriff's Office has released more information about the crash.
According to a press release, Nicholas Failla, who is from the town of Wilson in Niagara County, was driving a 2008 Dodge Dakota southbound on Route 10 when his car crossed the center line of the road and hit a 2008 Ford F-250 that was traveling northbound.
Failla was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and his body was transported to Albany Medical Center.
Fifty-year-old Larry Mondore of Deansboro was driving the Ford, and 30-year-old Paul Randall Jr. of Richfield Springs was his only passenger. Both were treated for injuries at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown and released.