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NYSP: 6-year-old killed in DWAI crash

NYSP: 6-year-old killed in DWAI crash Photo: News10NBC.

WHECTV
Updated: September 15, 2020 11:18 PM
Created: September 15, 2020 07:42 PM

WAYLAND, N.Y. (WHEC) — A child was killed in a crash in Steuben County Monday night. 

State Police say her father had drugs in his system when he was driving.

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Troopers say Derek Clark was driving east on State Route 36 in Wayland, when his car left the road, hit a guardrail and telephone poll, then flipped. 

His 6-year-old daughter, Leah, was in a booster seat in the back.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Clark is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and vehicular manslaughter.


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