New York State Police from the Kinderhook barracks in Columbia County responded to a motor vehicle crash shortly after 2 pm on Wednesday, December 13th.

The Troopers conducted a preliminary investigation that determined a car operated by 27-year-old Laura Dalaudiere was traveling north on State Route 203 when a southbound vehicle operated by David Scott of Ghent struck the Dalaudiere vehicle, which had three passengers in the backseat in addition to the driver.

Scott, 56, was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment. Dalaudiere and two of the passengers, ages 5 and 11, were rushed to Albany Medical Center where they are listed in critical but stable condition. Four-year-old Ryan Dalaudiere was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The NYS Police are asking that anyone with information regarding the accident contact Troop K Headquarters at 845-677-7300.