NYSP: Two people die in Genesee County crash on Thruway

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Pembroke, N.Y. – A Rochester woman and a man from the state of Alabama died when their truck crashed on the Thruway on Sunday evening.

NY State Police said the crash happened on the I-90 westbound lane in the town of Pembroke. Troopers said the truck, a Dodge Ram that was pulling a trailer, went off the right side of the road and eventually hit the Slusser Road Bridge. During the accident, the trailer detached and rested vertically against the overpass.

Both victims, 67-year-old Deborah J. Burrelli of Rochester and 64-year-old Thomas T. Cartmel, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers from Buffalo first responded at around 5 p.m. State police is still investigating the crash.