Names released in double-fatal crash, third vehicle wanted

By WBNG News

November 1, 2013 Updated Nov 3, 2013 at 11:43 PM EDT

Town of Fenton, N.Y. (WBNG Binghamton) A crash Friday evening in the town of Fenton left two people dead, two injured and authorities looking for a third vehicle possibly involved, according to the Broome County Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened just before 8 p.m. Friday on New York Route 369 approximately a half mile north of Fenner Hill Road in the town of Fenton.

The Broome County Sheriff's Office said a 2000 Acura Integra carrying four people crashed head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe. The Acura was traveling southbound on state route 369 when it swerved into the oncoming 2001 Tahoe.

Two people inside the Acura, one seated on the front passenger side and the other behind the passenger, were killed.

They were identified as Kristen L. Crandall, 17, and Corey S. Jones, 37, both of Elm Street in Norwich, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. An autopsy will determine their causes of death.

Kelly A. Crandall, 37, also of Elm Street in Norwich, was seriously injured in the crash.

The driver of the Acura, Anthony N. Stroman 20, of Moeller Street, in Binghamton, was also injured.

Both were taken to UHS Wilson. As of Sunday night, Kelly and Stroman were both listed in critical condition.

The driver of the Tahoe, John P. Potter, 48, of Ganoungtown Road in Port Crane, was not injured.

Two helicopters were called the scene shortly after emergency crews arrived.

Route 369 was expected to be closed for a portion of the overnight hours, according to emergency personnel.

The released stated a third vehicle may have been involved in the crash. But it reportedly left the scene before emergency crews arrived.

"The Broome County Sheriff’s Office is currently and actively looking for an older brown-colored Buick sedan with new style blue and gold colored license plates," the release stated.

Anyone with information about the accident, or anyone who saw the third vehicle, is asked to contact Detective Ed Sakowsky at (607) 778-2054.