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Man hospitalized after hitting semi in Columbia County

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COLUMBIA COUNTY (WKOW) -- Authorities say a man has serious injuries after hitting a semi in Columbia County on Monday afternoon. 

Columbia County sheriff's officials say the man was driving on Highway A around 4 p.m. when he missed a stop sign at Highway 16 in the town of Otsego. His car went into the intersection and hit the trailer of a semi that was driving on Highway 16. 

Officials closed Highway 16 for three hours as they responded to the crash. The man driving the car was airlifted to a local hospital with serious injuries. 

Authorities believe alcohol contributed to the crash. It's still under investigation. 

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