Fatal Accident in Keene, NY

By Joe Gullo

Published 03/12 2014 12:39PM

Updated 03/12 2014 12:41PM

KEENE, N.Y. - New York State Police responded to a fatal accident in Keene Tuesday night. The accident happened at around 7 p.m. 

A press release says 79-year-old Michael Curran, of Keene, N.Y., was traveling north on Route 73 when he slid off the road and struck a New York State Electric and Gas utility pole. He then hit a tree head-on. 

Curran was transported to the Adirondack Medical Center where he later died.

There was a female passenger, Jeanne Warner, 65, of New York City, who was also transported to the hospital with injuries. 

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. 

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