ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a Maine woman was killed in a car crash after attending a music festival in eastern New York.
State police say Alisha Makepeace, 26, of Portland, was driving in the Thruway's eastbound lanes near Exit 24 in Albany, N.Y., Sunday night when the vehicle drifted from the center lane into the median, where it struck the end of a guide rail. Troopers say the rail penetrated the vehicle, killing Makepeace and seriously injuring her passenger, David Melnick, 26, of New Hampshire.
Melnick is being treated at Albany Medical Center. Troopers say his hometown wasn't available. The vehicle was registered out of Londonderry, N.H.
Troopers say Makepeace and Melnick had attended the Camp Bisco Music Festival in Mariaville, N.Y., in rural Schenectady County.
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