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ID Released For Man Who Fell From Overpass In Westchester

Webster Avenue overpass.
Webster Avenue overpass. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A man who fell from an I-95 overpass in Westchester has been identified by New York State Police.

Salvatore Renda, 55, of New Rochelle, is in critical condition following the incident which took place around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at an overpass in New Rochelle, said Trooper Tara McCormick.

According to McCormick, police were dispatched to investigate a serious injury accident which involved a pedestrian falling from the Webster Avenue overpass on I-95 southbound in New Rochelle. 

When officers arrived on the scene they found Renda had climbed over the overpass fencing and down an I-beam before falling to the roadway below, hitting the truck during the fall.

Renda was transported to Jacobi Hospital for life-threatening injuries and is currently listed in critical condition.   

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