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Teen Driver In Fatal Crash Rushed To Westchester Medical Center

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A teen who was the operator of a vehicle involved in a fatal one-car crash in the Town of Tuxedo in Orange County on Saturday morning was rushed to the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.

Jacob Corti age 16 of Greenwood Lake, was flown to the medical center with injuries to his legs. The lone passenger, Dale Hirrel, also age 16 of Greenwood Lake, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Orange County Medical Examiner, state police said.

The accident occurred on Long Meadow Road in Tuxedo at approximately 5:30 a.m. when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole and an earth embankment.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. 

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the State Police at Monroe at (845)782-8497.

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