UPDATE – Names Released In Friday’s Double Fatal Car Accident on Route 8


State Police have released the names of the victim’s of the fatal accident that occured Friday morning on Route 8 in the Town of Russia. According to the Troopers, an S-U-V was southbound on Route 8 when it struck a pick up truck head on. the S-U-V was driven by Steven Bachrach, 56 year old, of Cold Brook. The pick up rolled over the guard rail after the collision, ending up on its roof and bursting into flames. The driver of the pick up was 68 year old Thomas Flansburg of Cold Brook. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

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