Lewis County Sheriff's Office identifies victims found in burning car

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two victims found inside a burning vehicle in the town of Lewis on Saturday.

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 11:08 AM
Updated: Apr 15, 2020 11:18 AM

LEWIS, N.Y. -- The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two victims found inside a burning vehicle in the town of Lewis on Saturday.

Deputies say 21-year-old Alex Nellenbach was and 25-year-old Dustin Lynch were driving down Golden Road around 3:45 a.m. when it appears the car went off the road and hit a tree.

The car caught fire after the accident, and crews from New York State Fire and West Leyden Fire were called to the scene to extinguish the flames.

According to the sheriff's office, Nellenbach was driving and Lynch was a passenger in the vehicle.

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