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School, Family Mourning Death Of 17-Year-Old Student In Region
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 17-year-old boy from the region who died from a medical complication.
"It is with profound sadness that I write this letter to let you know that one of our high school students, Javon Islam, passed away from a medical complication on the evening of Monday, May 22," said Dr. Patrick Sullivan, Superintendent of the Liberty Central School District in Sullivan County.
Javon, of Liberty, was a high school student when he died, officials said.
"Jovan Islam was a light, he shone bright in the lives of those who loved him," said Ronda Ottino who s…
Standout NY College Football Player ID'd As Man Struck, Killed By Train
Authorities have identified the man who was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train.
The incident happened at around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, west of the Wyandanch station, near the intersection of Long Island Avenue and Straight Path.
On Thursday, May 25, the victim was identified as 30-year-old Demetrius Houanche, of Deer Park, an MTA spokesperson told Daily Voice.
Earlier Report: Person Struck, Killed By Train Near LIRR Station In Wyandanch
Houanche had been on the tracks illegally and was struck by an eastbound train, the spokesperson said.
The incident halted servi…