(Schoharie, NY) — A limousine crash in upstate New York is leaving 20 people dead. In a press conference today, First Deputy Superintendent Chris Fiore with the New York State Police Department says the crash happened when a 2001 Ford Excursion Limousine failed to stop at an intersection, ran into a parking lot and struck a parked vehicle. It happened Saturday just before 2:00 p.m. in Schoharie, about 45 miles west of Albany. All 18 people in the limo were killed, including the driver. Two pedestrians who were struck also died. There were no people inside the parked vehicle. All of the victims were adults. The names of the victims and details on the limo company are being withheld while authorities work to contact family members. Governor Andrew Cuomo has authorized all resources necessary be provided to assist in the investigation which includes speed factors, toxicology on all victims and mechanical inspections.
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