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Man pleads guilty in accident that killed passenger

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - The Taberg man who lost control on a snow-covered road in December, killing his passenger, has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter.

Stephen Burke, 23, will be sentenced in June for the accident on Sulpher Springs Road in the Town of Lee that killed Charles Melnick Jr. of Holland Patent.

New York State Police say alcohol and/or drugs may have played a role in the crash.

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