Mark Becker

Emergency crews on the scene of a deadly multi-car crash on the New York State Thruway on Feb. 26, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators: Smoking Plow Truck Set Off Fatal New York Thruway Crash

The accident, which involved a Thruway Authority plow truck, two tractor-trailers and four cars, happened around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 87 near exit 16 in Woodbury, police said.

02/27/2014