Bethlehem police have identified the man killed in Tuesday's crash along Route 144 in Selkirk.
Police now saying the car driven by Logan Penzabene of Coeymans crossed over the center line, and was hit by an oncoming tractor trailer.
His passenger, Matthew Hamilton of Coeymans, was taken to Albany Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.
The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.
River Road was closed for about 6 hours after the crash.