Police: Fatal crash involved car trying to pass truck


GREENE TOWNSHIP, CLINTON COUNTY (WOLF) -- An elderly woman is dead after a crash in Clinton County on Saturday morning.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. on I-80 near Mount Riansares Road.

Police say driver Philip Smalley, 82, Greensburg, was in a car trying to pass a tractor-trailer.

That's when Smalley lost control, and the truck hit the passenger side of Smalley's car, according to a police report.

The car wounded up against a guide rail, with the corner of the back of the truck against the car.

Passenger Doris Smalley, 82, Greensburg, was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Zach Hanna, police said.

The truck driver Corey Rook, 33, Campbell, N.Y., was not injured.

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