Grottoes Man Dies in New York Car Crash

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STEPHENTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a Virginia man is dead after his minivan crashed head-on into an SUV in eastern Rensselaer County, sending three people in the other vehicle to Massachusetts hospitals.

Police say 45-year-old Kevin H. Jensen of Grottoes, Va., was driving a white 2000 Plymouth Voyager on Route 22 in Stephentown Sunday afternoon when he crossed the center line and collided with a gray 2011 Lexus SUV. Jensen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say 76-year-old Daniel Riesel, 68-year-old Sheila Riesel, and 32-year-old Allison Riesel, all from New York City, were hospitalized.

The Albany Times Union ( ) reports that Daniel's condition was listed as good and Sheila's as fair Monday night at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Allison was in stable condition at Berkshire Medical Center.

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