Son of Cortland County DA killed in one-car crash

The son of a prominent Cortland County elected official is dead following a crash in the county Sunday evening.

State Police say the crash happened on McGraw Marathon Road in Solon just before 6:30 p.m. Police say Robert Suben, 27, of Cortland was killed. He was the only person in the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Suben is the son of Cortland County District Attorney Mark Suben.

Police say Robert Suben lost control of his vehicle on a curve and hit a tree. According to police, speed is the preliminary cause of the crash. The investigation continues.