Woman killed in accident

PERTH – State police said an Amsterdam woman was killed in a motor-vehicle accident this morning.

Katy M. Peterson, 27, of Amsterdam, was killed while she was traveling north on Midline Road in town at approximately 6:10 a.m. Police said Schuyler P. Duross, 24, of Johnstown, failed to stop at a four-way intersection, resulting in Duross’s vehicle striking Peterson’s vehicle in the driver’s-side door.

Police said a coroner responded to the scene and pronounced Peterson deceased. Duross was transported by a private vehicle to be evaluated at a hospital, police said.

No tickets or charges have been filed at this time and the fatal collision is still under investigation by officials, police said.

Look for more on this story in Saturday’s edition of The Leader-Herald.