NEWBURGH (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another injured after a car collided with a state Transportation Department snowplow in Newburgh.

Police said the driver of a car apparently lost control on a slippery hill on Western Avenue at about 9 p.m. Wednesday. It was snowing at the time.

Trooper Douglas Franklin told WABI-TV ( ) the car crossed the center line and struck the plow, despite efforts by the plow driver to move out of the way.

The male driver of the car was killed. A female passenger suffered minor injuries. The plow driver was unhurt.

No names were immediately released but the car’s two occupants were both 24 years old.

The crash remains under investigation.

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