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Steuben man charged with vehicular manslaughter after daughter dies in crash

New York State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash that happened in Wayland on State Route 36.

It claimed the life of a 6-year-old girl.

The crash happened around 6:25 p.m. Police say Derek Clark, 30, was driving east when he drove off the roadway, striking a telephone pole and guide rail.

The car flipped over, and his daughter – who was riding ina booster seat in the vehicle – died at the scene.

Clark was charged with DWAI and second-degree vehicular manslaughter. He was held at the Steuben County Jail on $50,000 bail.