NEW LEBANON, N.Y. — Two Clarksburg, Mass., residents were struck and killed while crossing US Highway 20 on Saturday night.
The victims were identified Sunday morning as Gary J. Sheldon, age 74, and Patricia Peck Platt, age 77, both of Clarksburg.
A press release from New York State Police say the two were in the crosswalk near New Lebanon Valley Speedway when they were struck by a 2019 Subaru Crosstrek operated by Erica C. Florin, age 36, of Lee, Mass.
Florin was eastbound on US Highway 20, according to troopers, who were called to the scene at about 8:21 p.m.
Troopers and responding emergency medical service personnel attempted life-saving measures, but both victims were pronounced deceased on scene.
The investigation remains ongoing and State Police say new information will be updated as it becomes available.
Saturday was the finale of the speedway's racing season.
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Saboteurs Earn Narrow Win in Northern Berkshire Fall Hoop League
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Jake Hall had a double-double to lead the Saboteurs to a one-point win in the Northern Berkshire Sports Academy fall league B Division on Sunday.
Hall scored 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in a 66-65 win over Adelson and Company at the Armory.
Dave Crtielli scored 13 points, and Sam Larabee finished with nine points and eight rebounds.
For Adelson, Jon Gregory scored a game-high 29 points and collected 12 rebounds. Nick Lewis scored 12 points.
Workaholics 60, Elegant Stiches 40
Amont David scored 16 points, and Darian Vidal finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Dave Vidal scored 12 for Workaholics.
Shamar Ringgold led Elegang Stiches with a game-high 23 points.
Ioka Valley/Original Seed Cigar 65, Northern Berkshire Sports Academy 59