Police: Woman killed after car skids off road, slams into tree in Gates

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Police in Gates said a car went off the road in Gates and hit a tree. (WHAM photo)

Gates, N.Y. (WHAM) - Police in Gates are continuing to investigate after a woman was killed in a car crash Monday.

The incident happened around 12:35 p.m. Monday on Rt. 531 East near the I-490 interchange.

A small car went off the road into the median and hit a tree. Kathryn Slattery, 43, was the driver of the car. She was killed in the crash; two other passengers were critically injured.

The identity of the passengers have not yet been released.

Both were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital.

The left lane of Rt. 531 east was closed for a time while investigators collected evidence and photographed the scene.

Monroe County Sheriff's deputies said they received help from the Gates Fire Department and Gates Ambulance during the call.