One dead after DWI accident in Town of Columbus

One person has died in the town of Columbus after being struck by a drunk driver just after midnight on Saturday.

Posted: Oct 19, 2019 11:04 AM
Updated: Oct 21, 2019 2:32 PM

COLUMBUS, N.Y -- One person has died in the town of Columbus after being struck by a drunk driver just after midnight on Saturday.

The Chenango County Sheriff's department said that 30-year-old Martin Logsdon Jr was riding his bike down State Route 80 when he was struck by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police determined the blood alcohol of the driver was .08% and a child was in the car.

The driver, 49-year old Allen Emrich, was processed in the Columbus Town Court and remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $25,000.00 cash bail. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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