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29-year-old mother dies, 10-year-old suffers serious injuries after head-on crash between pickup truck, SUV

New York State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in Jefferson County over the weekend.

On Sunday around 8:35 a.m. troopers were dispatched to Route 12 in Rutland, Jefferson County for a pickup truck that crossed over into the oncoming lane- striking an SUV head on.

The driver of the SUV, 29-year-old Robin Lieby, of Watertown was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 10-year-old son, who was in the back seat, was airlifted to a Children’s hospital in Syracuse.

The driver of the pickup truck needed to be extricated from the vehicle, then airlifted to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse with serious injuries.

At this point the investigation remains active.