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15 July 2019
State Police respond to fatal motor vehicle accident in Malta
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE

At approximately 3:40 p.m. on July 14, 2019, State Police in Saratoga responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on State Route 9 in the town of Malta.
 
 A 2010 Mazda, driven by 46-year-old Kelly A. Leonardi of Niskayuna, was traveling northbound on State Route 9 when the vehicle left its lane of travel for an unknown reason, and entered the southbound lane. Leonardi’s vehicle struck a 1999 Ford F-250 that was southbound, head-on.
 
Leonardi was critically injured and air lifted to Albany Medical Center. Her passenger, 49-year-old John E. Stevens of Saratoga Springs, was killed in the accident.
 
The driver of the pickup truck, Michael P. Defile, 45, of Valley Falls, was transported to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, as was his passenger, 60-year-old Mario V. Gonzalez of Ballston Spa.
 
 Investigation into the collision is ongoing, updates will be posted to the newsroom.
 
 
 


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