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      Driver in deadly police-chase crash in Lake Placid charged



      Authorities say they've charged the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a car in the Adirondacks while fleeing police, killing a couple and injuring their daughter.



      State police say 20-year-old Trevor Sisto of Fort Covington was arraigned in North Elba Town Court early Friday morning on charges that include unlawfully fleeing a police officer and driving while ability impaired by drugs. Police didn't know if he has a lawyer.



      The crash happened around 2 p.m. Thursday near the trooper barracks in Ray Brook. Troopers say the truck collided head-on with a car driven by 42-year-old James Barney of Potsdam, who was killed. His 38-year-old wife, Kim, later died at a hospital.



      Their 11-year-old daughter, Emily Colby, is in serious condition.



      Troopers say the pursuit began in nearby Lake Placid after the driver hit a vehicle.

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