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Serious Crash Impacts Traffic on Busy Route In Northern Westchester: Developing Serious Crash Impacts Traffic on Busy Route In Northern Westchester: Developing
Serious Crash Impacts Traffic on Busy Route In Northern Westchester: Developing A serious crash is causing traffic delays on a busy main route in Northern Westchester, police announced. The crash happened on Route 6 in Somers between Clayton Boulevard and Mahopac Avenue on Thursday, May 2, the Carmel Police Department announced just before 12:30 p.m.  Carmel and Somers Police are now directing traffic in the area of the crash. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.  Further information about the crash has not yet been released.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center 16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center
16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center A 16-month-old Hudson Valley boy was severely burned during an accident at his home. The incident took place in Orange County around 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4 in New Windsor. According to Chief of New Windsor Police Daniel Valeri, the toddler was burned after pulling on the cord of a vegetable steamer that was on and it spilled onto his head, chest, and back. The mother took the child to an urgent care center in Newburgh who immediately called for a helicopter to fly the child to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, the chief said. The condition of the child was not known on Tuesday, Dec.…
Support Swells For Longtime Hudson Valley Firefighter Severely Injured In Equipment Rollover Support Swells For Longtime Hudson Valley Firefighter Severely Injured In Equipment Rollover
Support Swells For Longtime Hudson Valley Firefighter Severely Injured In Equipment Rollover A Hudson Valley firefighter who has spent over five decades helping his village is now on the receiving end of assistance as community members raise funds to help him heal from serious injuries sustained in an accident.  Putnam County resident Phillip McMurray is well-known in his hometown of Southeast as someone who has dedicated himself to serving others as an over 50-year member of the Brewster Fire Department, Little League coach, and Boy Scouts troop leader.  Unfortunately, McMurray was seriously injured when a piece of heavy equipment rolled over him, causing him c…
New Update: Woman Dies After Being Struck In ShopRite Parking Lot By Driver From Hudson Valley New Update: Woman Dies After Being Struck In ShopRite Parking Lot By Driver From Hudson Valley
New Update: Woman Dies After Being Struck In ShopRite Parking Lot By Driver From Hudson Valley A woman died from injuries sustained after being struck by an SUV being operated by a Hudson Valley resident in the parking lot of a ShopRite in northern New Jersey on Labor Day, sources tell Daily Voice. The incident happened in Bergen County in the parking lot of the Route 4 supermarket just after 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4. The victim, a 77-year-old from Hackensack. was rushed to Hackensack University Medical Center after she was hit by the 81-year-old Rockland County resident, a man from Tappan, driving a Cadillac Escalade, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. Earlier report: T…
ID Released For Hudson Valley Woman Killed After Falling 15 Feet While Taking Picture ID Released For Hudson Valley Woman Killed After Falling 15 Feet While Taking Picture
ID Released For Hudson Valley Woman Killed After Falling 15 Feet While Taking Picture The name of the Hudson Valley woman who died after falling 15 feet into a creek while having a picture taken has now been released. The Dutchess County resident has been identified as 42-year-old Sukanya Basu of Beacon. The incident took place around 6:40 p.m., Tuesday, July 18, at Fishkill Creek, said Det. Sgt. Jason Johnson of the Beacon Police. According to Johnson, Basu was last seen falling into Fishkill Creek in the area of 50 Leonard St. Earlier report: Beacon Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Creek While Having Picture Taken An immediate search of the creek by police and…
Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Hudson Valley Creek While Having Picture Taken Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Hudson Valley Creek While Having Picture Taken
Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Hudson Valley Creek While Having Picture Taken A 42-year-old woman died after falling down a 15-foot embankment into a creek in the region while having her picture taken. The incident took place in Dutchess County around 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 18 in the city of Beacon. According to Det. Sgt. Jason Johnson, of the Beacon Police, the unidentified Beacon resident, was last seen falling into Fishkill Creek in the area of 50 Leonard St. An immediate search of the creek by police and fire led to the discovery of the woman by the City of Beacon Fire Department personnel.  The victim was unconscious and unresponsive. Lifesavi…
Man Injured Outside Anti-Gun Organization's Office In Hudson Valley, Police Say Man Injured Outside Anti-Gun Organization's Office In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Man Injured Outside Anti-Gun Organization's Office In Hudson Valley, Police Say A report of a possible gunshot victim in front of a Hudson Valley anti-gun organization's office turned out to be a person with a leg injury. The incident took place in Dutchess County in the city of Poughkeepsie around 7:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 at 29 N Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie officers and detectives responded to the and after a relatively brief investigation discovered that the wounded person was not the victim of a gunshot but rather sustained an accidental, non-life-threatening injury to his leg, said Det. Sgt. Sean Fitzgerald. Police said the victim was transported to an area…
Man Killed After Accidentally Falling Off Bridge In Hudson Valley Man Killed After Accidentally Falling Off Bridge In Hudson Valley
Man Killed After Accidentally Falling Off Bridge In Hudson Valley A man was killed after he accidentally fell off a bridge in the Hudson Valley after his car broke down and he was attempting to get to safety. The incident took place in Dutchess County around 9:50 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. According to New York State Police Trooper Steve Nevel, troopers responded to the eastbound lanes of I-84 on the span of the bridge to investigate a report of a man who fell from the bridge.  An investigation revealed that Paul Montenero, age 29, of the town of Poughkeepsie, fell from the bridge after the vehicle he was traveling in beca…
Hudson Valley Deli Owner Killed After Tree Falls On Pickup Truck Remembered For 'Giant Smile' Hudson Valley Deli Owner Killed After Tree Falls On Pickup Truck Remembered For 'Giant Smile'
Hudson Valley Deli Owner Killed After Tree Falls On Pickup Truck Remembered For 'Giant Smile' The owner of a popular Hudson Valley deli who died in an accident over the weekend is being remembered for his kindness and positivity. Orange County resident Anthony Apostolico, age 48, of Chester, died on Sunday, June 19, when a tree fell on top of a pickup truck that he was a passenger in.  Police said the accident happened in Rockland County on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Stony Point. The driver of the pickup truck, 20-year-old Vincent Apostolico, of Chester, was hospitalized in critical condition, and another passenger, a 17-year-old girl from Chester, was also hospi…
Woman Falls 50 Feet To Her Death While Doing Yardwork In Hudson Valley, Police Say Woman Falls 50 Feet To Her Death While Doing Yardwork In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Woman Falls 50 Feet To Her Death While Doing Yardwork In Hudson Valley, Police Say An 83-year-old woman from the region was killed after falling 50 feet fell down an embankment while doing yardwork. The accident took place in Ulster County in the Town of Esopus around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31. The woman was found when deputies responded to a home on New Salem Road for the report of an elderly woman who had fallen down an embankment, said Lt. Jospeh Sciutto, of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. The woman's identity is not being released by the Sheriff's Office. The woman was located at the bottom of the embankment near the edge of the Rondout Creek and wa…
Massive Five-Alarm Fire That Claimed Woman's Life In Westchester Deemed Accidental Massive Five-Alarm Fire That Claimed Woman's Life In Westchester Deemed Accidental
Massive Five-Alarm Fire That Claimed Woman's Life In Westchester Deemed Accidental Investigators have determined that a massive five-alarm fire that broke out In Westchester, leaving one woman dead, was accidental. First responders were dispatched to a stretch of commercial buildings on Hamilton Avenue in New Rochelle at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 31. Upon arrival, first responders were met by a large active fire that was engulfing the building, New Rochelle Police Capt. J Collins Coyne said, and while battling the blaze, they came across the body of resident Judith Musameci, age 60, the superintendent of the retail building. Earlier story - ID Released …
Police Investigating After Hudson Valley 3-Year-Old Struck By Vehicle Police Investigating After Hudson Valley 3-Year-Old Struck By Vehicle
Police Investigating After Hudson Valley 3-Year-Old Struck By Vehicle Updated story: Hudson Valley Toddler Dies After Being Hit By Truck, Grandmother Seriously Injured, Police Say Police are investigating after a 3-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle. The incident took place in the town of Poughkeepsie that took place around 1 p.m., Monday, April 11, said Lt. Shannon Rodriguez, of the town of Poughkeepsie Police. The accident occurred at the intersection of Mary Avenue and Stanley Street, Rodriguez said. The incident is still under investigation and the crash is being reconstructed, she said. Additional information is expected to be re…
One Killed In Crash Involving Sheriff's Office Cruiser In Hudson Valley One Killed In Crash Involving Sheriff's Office Cruiser In Hudson Valley
One Killed In Crash Involving Sheriff's Office Cruiser In Hudson Valley An investigation is underway after a person was killed in a crash involving a marked Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 in Dutchess County, in the Town of Hyde Park on Route 9G at the intersection with Elks Lane. A pedestrian who suffered life-threatening injuries was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital where the person was later pronounced dead, the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. The deputy sheriff involved in the crash was uninjured.  "At this time, the identities of those involved will not be released," Dutches…
Firefighter Dies Rock Climbing In Hudson Valley, Police Say Firefighter Dies Rock Climbing In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Firefighter Dies Rock Climbing In Hudson Valley, Police Say A firefighter in Fairfield County who died from injuries he sustained while rock climbing in New York's Hudson Valley had nearly reached the 200-foot mark of his climb when he fell and was killed. Stephen M. Buda III, age 56, of New Haven, was killed around 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7, while rock climbing at a popular spot of the Trapps Bridge section of the Mohonk Preserve, said the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. A firefighter with the Bridgeport Police Department since 2013, sheriff's deputies said it appears Buda had reached about 150 to 175 feet of the roughly 200-foot-section when he …
Man Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Rollover Crash In Area, Police Report Man Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Rollover Crash In Area, Police Report
Man Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Rollover Crash In Area, Police Report A 54-year-old man was airlifted to the hospital after a rollover excavator crash in the region. Authorities responded to a report of an excavator rollover and entrapment in Sullivan County at Dump Road in Mamakating at about 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, according to New York State Police. Police said Wurtsboro Fire helped extricate the 54-year-old Liberty man from the vehicle. Authorities said Mamakating EMS called for a medivac and authorities prepared a landing zone. The man was taken to Westchester Medical Center. Police said he was listed in stable condition. The cause of th…
Westchester Financier Who Went Missing While Jogging Found Dead Westchester Financier Who Went Missing While Jogging Found Dead
Westchester Financier Who Went Missing While Jogging Found Dead The body of a missing New York man who disappeared while jogging during a trip to Virginia has been found. According to Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith, the body of Bruce Rubin, age 61, of Westchester County, was found around noon on Monday, July 12 off a bluff in the Roaring Creek Gorge in Vesta, Virginia. Rubin, the chief operating officer, and chief compliance officer of the multibillion-dollar investment firm Westchester Capital Management in Valhalla, was found by sheriff's deputies and Primland Resort employees who had been searching since he was reported missing on Friday, July 2. …
Woman Dies After Falling From High Floor Of Palisades Center Mall Woman Dies After Falling From High Floor Of Palisades Center Mall
Woman Dies After Falling From High Floor Of Palisades Center Mall This story has been updated. A woman has died after falling from a "high" floor of a mall in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place around 12:30 p.m., Thursday, May 6, in Rockland County at the Palisades Center Mall, in West Nyack, said Clarkstown Police Officer Norman Peters. Police are still on the scene investigating the incident. It is not known if the woman fell or jumped from the fourth-floor area.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Woman Studying Parachuting Injured In Skydiving Accident In Hudson Valley Woman Studying Parachuting Injured In Skydiving Accident In Hudson Valley
Woman Studying Parachuting Injured In Skydiving Accident In Hudson Valley A parachute student from Fairfield County was injured making her final approach to the ground after her jump at a Hudson Valley skydiving facility when she collided with a plane lifting off the runway, according to authorities.  State police responded to the scene of the incident in Ulster County at Skydive the Ranch in Gardiner at approximately 2:25 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5.  Police said that 24-year-old Kristin Silva, of New Haven, landed on the left wing of the aircraft, and her lower left calf and chin were lacerated by one of the aircraft's propellers.  According to polic…
23-Year-Old Killed After Deer Thrown Into Car On Route 9W 23-Year-Old Killed After Deer Thrown Into Car On Route 9W
23-Year-Old Killed After Deer Thrown Into Car On Route 9W A 23-year-old was killed after a large truck in an oncoming lane struck a deer, which flew through the air and crashed through the windshield then out through the back window of the vehicle in the area, said police.  The incident happened in Ulster County in the Town of Lloyd on Route 9W at approximately 1:20 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28.  Both the driver of the vehicle, 25-year-old Sean Boles of Washington Township in New Jersey, and now-deceased Toni Redner of Newburgh were transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital, police said. There, Redner was pronounced dead, and Boles was tre…
Woman, 25, Killed After Losing Her Grip While Rock Climbing In Hudson Valley, Police Say Woman, 25, Killed After Losing Her Grip While Rock Climbing In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Woman, 25, Killed After Losing Her Grip While Rock Climbing In Hudson Valley, Police Say A woman was killed following a fall after losing her grip while rock climbing in the Hudson Valley, police said. It happened around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9 in Ulster County at the Mohonk Mountain Preserve in Gardiner An investigation revealed that Lauren Sobel, 25, of Brooklyn, was a lead climber in a group of three in the area of the Trapps Trailhead, State Police from the Highland barracks said. Sobel was approximately 70 feet up the rock face and was setting protection gear in the rocks when she lost her grip and fell approximately 50 feet, police said.  She was pronounce…
WCBS-TV Reporter Dies After Moped Accident WCBS-TV Reporter Dies After Moped Accident
Wcbs-tv Reporter Dies After Moped Accident A reporter for WCBS-TV in New York has died after a moped accident. Nina Kapur, 26, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital after the accident in New York City on Saturday, July 18, the station said. Kapur was a multimedia journalist at News 12 Connecticut from November 2017 until June 2019 before joining CBS 2. Kapur was "was known for her contagious smile and love for storytelling," WCBS said. "Finding it hard to report today, but pulling myself together because I know @ninakapur1 wouldn’t want me to fall apart," WCBS reporter John Dias wrote on Twitter. "She was a true angel on earth, and…
8-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Getting Hit By Pickup Truck 8-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Getting Hit By Pickup Truck
8-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Getting Hit By Pickup Truck An 8-year-old boy was airlifted with serious injuries to the hospital after he was hit by a pickup truck while he was riding a dirt bike. The incident took place in Dutchess County around 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 10, in the Town of Rhinebeck, said New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks. According to Hicks, the boy was riding the bike on Cove Road when he was struck by a Toyota Tundra, Hicks said. The dirt bike was not street legal. The boy was transported to Westchester Medical Center, state police said. His condition has not been released. The incident is under investigation.  C…
Westchester Woman Rescued, Dog Killed In I-84 Crash Between SUV, Fire Vehicle Westchester Woman Rescued, Dog Killed In I-84 Crash Between SUV, Fire Vehicle
Westchester Woman Rescued, Dog Killed In I-84 Crash Between SUV, Fire Vehicle A woman had to be extricated after a serious crash involving an SUV and fire department vehicle resulted in the death of a dog. It happened in Orange County on Wednesday, May 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Greenville. A state police investigation revealed that a Town of Greenville fire police truck, a Ford F550, was parked in the passing lane of I-84 eastbound with emergency lighting activated.  The fire vehicle was blocking the lane for a motor vehicle crash that was approximately a half-mile ahead.  A full-size fire truck was parked a quarter-mile ahead of the fire vehicle in the pas…
Westchester Woman One Of Two Killed After Car Plunges Off Ferry Westchester Woman One Of Two Killed After Car Plunges Off Ferry
Westchester Woman One Of Two Killed After Car Plunges Off Ferry A Westchester woman has been identified as one of two women killed when a vehicle they were in plunged off a ferry in Miami, Florida. Viviane Brahms, 75, of Harrison, was a passenger in a 2019 Mercedes Benz driven by Emma Afra, 63, that was using the Fisher Island Ferry around 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, when it fell off the ferry near the Government Cut waterways, said Miami-Dade Police Det. Alvaro Zabaleta. According to investigators, after the vehicle fell off the ferry, a multi-agency search was conducted with divers working through the night to locate the vehicle, Zabaleta said. Th…
Pickup Truck Crashes Into Rite Aid On Route 9 Pickup Truck Crashes Into Rite Aid On Route 9
Pickup Truck Crashes Into Rite Aid On Route 9 A Rite Aid in the area is closed for at least rest of the day after a pickup truck crashed into the store, the Fairview Fire District said. The Rite Aid is located on Route 9 (at 3350 North Road) across from Marist College in Poughkeepsie. The incident happened just before noontime. There has been no word on any possible injuries sustained by the driver, who is described as an unidentified man. Town of Poughkeepsie Police and other emergency responders remain at the scene. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Girl Injured After Being Hit By Falling Tree Branch While Trick-Or-Treating In Westchester Girl Injured After Being Hit By Falling Tree Branch While Trick-Or-Treating In Westchester
Girl Injured After Being Hit By Falling Tree Branch While Trick-Or-Treating In Westchester A night of Halloween trick or treating quickly turned dangerous when a 9-year-old girl was hit by a falling tree in Westchester. The incident took place around 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31 in New Rochelle, on Maywood Road, when a tree fell on top of the girl, trapping her beneath, said New Rochelle Police Capt. Cosmo Costa. Responding New Rochelle officers found the girl had already been pulled from beneath the large tree by a nearby resident who heard the crash from inside his residence,  Costa said. The young girl sustained multiple fractures and was transported to an area hospital.…
Woman Dies After Driving Vehicle Into Hudson River, Police Say Woman Dies After Driving Vehicle Into Hudson River, Police Say
Woman Dies After Driving Vehicle Into Hudson River, Police Say A woman has died after driving her vehicle into the Hudson River in Westchester. The incident took place around 12:45 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, near a riverside park in Verplanck, said Kieran O'Leary, spokesman for the Westchester County Police. The woman was discovered in the car in about 10 feet of water by divers from Yorktown Heights, he said. Due to a strong drift, it took searchers a while to located the vehicle.  Police are not sure how the car ended up in the water, and say the incident is under investigation, pending the outcome of an autopsy.  The woman has not been…
Woman Dies After Driving Vehicle Into Hudson River, Police Say Woman Dies After Driving Vehicle Into Hudson River, Police Say
Woman Dies After Driving Vehicle Into Hudson River, Police Say This story has been updated. A woman has died after driving her vehicle into the Hudson River in Westchester. The incident took place around 12:45 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, near a riverside park in Verplanck, said Kieran O'Leary, spokesman for the Westchester County Police. The woman was discovered in the car in about 10 feet of water by divers from Yorktown Heights, he said. Due to a strong drift, it took searchers a while to located the vehicle.  Police are not sure how the car ended up in the water, and say the incident is under investigation, pending the outcome of an autopsy.…
ID Released For West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge ID Released For West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge
ID Released For West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge The identity of the West Point cadet candidate who was killed in a cliff-diving accident has been released. The incident occurred at about 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 in the Town of Hunter in Greene County, New York. Troopers responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive man at a routinely frequented cliff diving location known as Fawn’s Leap, off Route 23A. The man has now been ID'd as Benjamin K. Bochtler, 20, of Bellevue, Nebraska, who enlisted in the Army as a drone operator in 2016. An investigation revealed Bochtler was hanging onto a rock ledge, when a portion of the rock broke …
West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge
West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge Click here for an updated story: ID Released For West Point Cadet Candidate Killed After Falling From Rock Ledge A United States Military Academy Prep School cadet candidate was killed in a cliff-diving accident that occurred in the region, the New York State Police said. The incident occurred at about 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 in the Town of Hunter in Greene County, New York. Troopers responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive man at a routinely frequented cliff diving location known as Fawn’s Leap, off Route 23A. An investigation revealed, the victim was hanging onto a …
Gridlock Alert: Serious Crash Blocks Lane On Taconic Gridlock Alert: Serious Crash Blocks Lane On Taconic
Gridlock Alert: Serious Crash Blocks Lane On Taconic This story has been updated. Both lanes on a stretch of the Taconic State Parkway have reopened after a serious crash late Friday afternoon, July 12. The crash, reported just before 4:30 p.m., was southbound approaching Exit 8 (Saw Mill River Road/Route 100) in Millwood. Two lanes had been blocked before the center lane reopened. The right lanes then reopened. At least one serious injury has been reported. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.