UPDATE: 12/23/2014 3:58pm The victim of last night's fatal crash on State Route 12 in has been identified as 40-year old Mary Khiemdavanh of Utica.  The investigation is continuing and anyone with information that may be helpful to police is asked to call them.

UPDATE: 12/23/2014 8:07am From the Utica Police Department's Facebook page: "UPD officers responded to an accident on Route 12 northbound just past State St. The driver died from their injuries. We are waiting for a positive ID before releasing the name. We ask that anyone that might have witnessed the accident to call us at 223-3461."

UPDATE: 12/23/2014 6:03am  The northbound lane of State Route 12 in Utica has been reopened.  At least one person is dead as a result of an accident on the road last night.  The UPD is expected to release details later this morning.

Original Story:

Authorities are on the scene of a serious accident in Utica.

The northbound lane of Route 12 near State Street has been shut down until further notice as an accident is investigated and cleared.  Drivers along Route 12 are being asked to exit at Noyes Street.

At least one serious personal injury has been reported.

Utica Police will notify the public when the road has been reopened and thank the public for understanding.

This is a developing story and we will provide you with more information as soon as it is available.