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Two killed in crash near Fort Drum

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FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A two car crash near Fort Drum killed two people and injured three others.

State Police say a driver lost control of her car on State Route 26 around 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The car veered into the oncoming lane, striking a car driven by Laurie Deshane, 43. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

One of Deshane's passengers, Kendra Deshane, 20, was brought to Samaritan Medical Center where she later died.

Two other passengers, Krista Deshane, 18, and Christopher Brundage, 30, were brought to Samaritan and Carthage Area Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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