NYSP: 6-year-old killed in DWAI crash

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

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.


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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