Man dies in crash

JOHNSTOWN – An Amsterdam man was killed Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Steele Avenue Extension, according to Fulton County Sheriff Thomas Lorey.

Christopher M. Lander Jr., 26, of 79 Academy St., Amsterdam, was driving south when his vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Josey D. Blair, 25, of 264 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, at 3:56 p.m. Thursday

Lorey said Friday the investigation was continuing.

He said at this point there is no indication drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. He said it is also unknown whether speeding or use of a cell phone was a factor in the accident.

Other occupants were involved in the accident, but Lorey said their names will not be available until the investigation report is complete.

The Ambulance Service of Fulton County and the Berkshire Volunteer Fire Department assisted with the accident response.