11 March 2022
 Major R. Christopher West
 Troop G Commander

At approximately 4:16 p.m. on March 10, 2022, the New York State Police responded to a fatal one-car motor vehicle crash on I-87 south in Saratoga Springs.

Preliminary investigation determined that 50-year-old Paula M. Ashline of Hudson Falls was operating a 2020 Toyota Tacoma southbound in the left lane when she lost control of the vehicle and exited the roadway. The vehicle entered the median striking a tree and culvert before overturning. Ashline and her passenger 34-year-old Nicole M. Thaxton of Hudson Falls, were declared deceased at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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