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Man charged with manslaughter, DWI in crash that killed 1 person, injured another

One person is dead, a teen is injured, and one man is facing manslaughter and DWI charges after a roll-over crash in Lewis County early Sunday morning.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 7:04 AM
Updated: Nov. 13, 2017 9:22 AM

One person is dead, a teen is injured, and one man is facing manslaughter and DWI charges after a roll-over crash in Lewis County early Sunday morning.


According to the Lewis County sheriff's department, 23-year-old Mathew Schweinsberg was driving west on soft maple road and lost control of his vehicle around three in the morning.

One passenger, 21-year old Andrew Freeman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other passenger, 19-year-old Madison Furgison was airlifted to SUNY Upstate for lower body injuries. She's in good condition this morning.

Schweinsberg is charged with DWI and manslaughter along with other traffic violations, including unsafe speed. He was arraigned in the Village of Lowville Court.

The investigation continues this morning.

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