The incident took place in Putnam County on Interstate 84 in the town of Kent early Saturday morning, July 2.
An initial investigation determined the two men, both from Dutchess County, Mark H. Hall, age 38, of Holmes, and Fabian A. Tirado, age 22, of Wappinger, stopped in the right lane of travel and exited their vehicles due to a road rage altercation, New York State Police said.
While Hall and Tirado continued to argue in the right lane, a third vehicle struck both men at approximately 1:35 a.m.
Hall and Tirado were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
- Earlier report: Two Killed After Being Hit By Vehicle In Putnam County Road Rage Incident, Police Say
The operator of the third vehicle involved in the incident suffered minor injuries and was transported to Danbury Hospital.
This investigation remains ongoing.
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