State Police have identified the driver in Sunday's fatal crash has 50-year-old Debbie Wallace. They say she was driving Eastbound on the Thruway when she lost control of her vehicle between the Weedsport and Waterloo Exits.
Police say the vehicle flipped several times. Wallace was taken to University Hospital with a fractured arm.
Her passenger, 68-year-old Bindomatie Persaud, was thrown from the vehicle. Police say she was pronounced dead on the scene.
State police are investigating a fatal car crash that backed up traffic for a couple of hours this evening on the New York State Thruway.
State police say it happened about 7 miles west of Exit 40, which is the Weedsport exit.
The scene has since been cleared.
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