On July 24, 2014, subsequent to a fatal two-car collision on State Route 86, in Ray Brook that killed two people, State Police arrested 20-year-old Trevor J. Sisto of Fort Covington. He was charged with Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer 1st Degree, a D Felony, and Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs. Sisto was further ticketed for Reckless Driving, Failure to Keep Right, and Speeding.
Lake Placid Police also charged Sisto with Attempted Assault 1st Degree, Reckless Endangerment, three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accident, Reckless Driving, as well as numerous vehicle and traffic violations. Sisto was arraigned at the Village of Lake Placid Court.and at the Town of North Elba Court. He was remanded to Essex County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail, or $200,000 bond and is scheduled to reappear on July 29, 2014, at 4 p.m.
This collision is still under investigation by State Police, Lake Placid Police and the Essex County District Attorney. Further charges against Sisto are pending.
The State Police continue to investigate a fatal collision that has now claimed the life of one other person. A 2011 Ford F-150 pick-up truck collided with a 2009 Honda Fit on State Route 86 in Ray Brook shortly before 2 p.m. following a brief pursuit by State Police.
The Lake Placid Police Department had contacted State Police around 1:30 p.m. to request assistance with locating the suspect vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run collision within the village of Lake Placid.