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Fatal accident on Northway

COLONIE - State Police say a fatal accident occurred on I-87 late Saturday night.

Police say the one-car accident happened on the southbound side of the highway about half a mile south of the twin bridges at around 10 p.m. 

Police say the vehicle, driven by 43-year-old Matthew Fiske, struck a guide rail and collided with a tree.  Fiske was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police the passenger in the car, 45-year-old Collen Seidel, was taken to Albany Medical Center for serious but non-life threatening injuries. 

State Police say they are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.