Mother Dies After State Trooper Hits Car
A northern New York mother was killed and her two young children were injured when a state trooper hit her car Wednesday morning.
On Wednesday morning at about 7:15, the New York State Police responded to a fatal accident south of Plattsburgh.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Trooper Joshua Jenkins was driving a marked State Police SUV. He failed to yield right-of-way and hit a car driven by 33 year old Jennifer Chauvin of Peru, NY.
Chauvin died at the scene. Her sons aged 6 and 3 were taken to the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Trooper Jenkins was also treated and released.
The State Police and District Attorney are investigating.