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State Police: Amsterdam man dead in crash; driver jailed

Monday, January 21, 2013 - Updated: 5:49 PM

A 24-year-old man is accused of driving on drugs and causing the motor vehicle collision on Route 67 Sunday evening that killed Glenn L. Smith, 50, of Amsterdam.

State Police said Marcus R. Young, of Granville, was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while ability impaired by drugs and numerous traffic violations as a result of the crash. He was reportedly traveling westbound on Route 67 at 4:55 p.m., crossed the center of the roadway into the eastbound lane, striking Smith's oncoming vehicle.

Smith was transported from the scene by Galway Ambulance to Saratoga Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Young was arraigned in Charlton town court and remanded to the Saratoga County jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond.

Further information was not immediately available.


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