A woman is dead after crash on State Fair Boulevard

A 47-year-old central New York woman has died after she lost control of her Chevy Trailblazer and crashed near the state fairgrounds in suburban Syracuse.

A report from the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office says Karen Jones of Van Buren was turning onto State Fair Boulevard shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday when she drove into the divider separating the lanes, rolled across the street and landed in a ditch. The engine compartment caught on fire and Jones had to be extricated from the wreckage.

She was pronounced dead at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

Sheriff's deputies are investigating what led to the accident.