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Western NY woman dies after 2 SUVs collide

Friday, August 1, 2014
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— Police say a western New York woman has died after the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a collision on an Adirondack road.

The Warren County Sheriff's Office tells The Post-Star of Glens Falls that 45-year-old Laura Houle of Island Pont, Vermont, failed to stop at a red light Thursday afternoon at the intersection of routes 8 and 28 in the town of Johnsburg.

Deputies say her sport utility vehicle was broadsided by another SUV. Houle's mother, 89-year-old Doris Hurling of Dansville in Livingston County, was airlifted to Albany Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

A local couple in the other SUV was treated for minor injuries.

Deputies say Houle also suffered minor injuries. She was ticketed for running a red light.

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