One person died, and four others injured, in a two car collision Wednesday afternoon on Route 203 in Kinderhook. The accident happened just before 2:30 at the intersection of Merwin Road. The person was pronounced dead at the scene. Four others were taken to Albany Med. The cars struck head-on. State Police were assisted by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The road was closed for around five hours. Chatham firefighters were assisted by Ghent and Valatie. Chatham and Valatie rescue responded.
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