An 18-year-old teenage girl from Camden, New York was killed in a car accident in Nelson over the weekend. She was the only person in her car. The SUV that hit her had three people in it. The victim was visiting friends in the area.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Route 20 in Nelson after the victim failed to stop at a stop sign. Her vehicle was hit broadside and she died at the scene.
All of the people in the SUV were taken to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries. The victim had hoped to attend Mt. Holyoke College.
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