State Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Northway

The New York State Police is investigating a fatal crash involving a semi that happened Friday on I-87.

Police say around 12:30 yesterday afternoon, they were called to a crash on the southbound side of the Northway south of Exit 16.

A semi travelling southbound veered off the highway onto the median, crashed and burst into flames. Officials say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene- his or her identity was not released.