New York State Police are trying to figure out what caused a 66-year-old Upstate New York woman to drive off the New York State Thruway.

On Tuesday, New York State police confirmed an investigation into a one-car crash on I-87 northbound in the town of Catskill, Greene County.

New York State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on I-87 Between Saugerties & Catskill


On Friday, at about 6:41 p.m., State Police responded to a report of a one car rollover crash in the area of mile marker 108.9, between exit 20 (Saugerties) and exit 21 (Catskill).

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For an unknown reason, a 2004 Ford Escape while heading north in the passing lane left the road, went through the guide rail, struck an earth embankment, and overturned, according to New York State Police.

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A New York State Thruway/I-87 road sign.
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New York State Police identified the driver of the Ford as 66-year-old Regina Levine of Amsterdam, New York.

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She was the only person in her vehicle.

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Levine was taken to Albany Medical Center in critical condition. She succumbed to her injuries on April 22, police say.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation

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