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Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Hudson Valley ID'd As HS Student Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Hudson Valley ID'd As HS Student
Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Hudson Valley ID'd As HS Student A local high school student has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash at a shopping center in Westchester County. The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Collins Coyne, the commander of the New Rochelle Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. New Rochelle firefighters re…
High School Senior In Hudson Valley Killed In Crash Days Before Graduation High School Senior In Hudson Valley Killed In Crash Days Before Graduation
High School Senior In Hudson Valley Killed In Crash Days Before Graduation A high school senior from Northern Westchester has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash that happened just two days before graduation. The single-vehicle incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 in Bedford Hills on Route 117 (Bedford Road), near Edna Street, between Valerio Court and Green Lane. Joshua Martinez Arana and another Fox Lane High School senior were rushed to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where the 18-year-old Arana later died. The identity of the other student has not yet been released. "My sincere condolences to the family of Joshua Martinez Ar…
Latest Update: ID Released Of Man Killed In Hudson Valley Crash Latest Update: ID Released Of Man Killed In Hudson Valley Crash
Latest Update: ID Released Of Man Killed In Hudson Valley Crash Authorities have released more information about a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley road that left a man dead. The crash happened in Putnam County on Friday, May 31 around 2:10 p.m., when a motorcycle struck a small bus on Route 301 in Carmel west of Gipsy Trail Road, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  Earlier Report - New Update: Fatal Crash Shuts Down Stretch Of Route 301 In Carmel An investigation into the crash revealed a motorcycle driven by New Jersey resident Peter Leist of the Morris County township of Denville, age 62, had been traveling west on Route 3…
ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV Near Route 211/Route 17 Interchange In Wallkill ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV Near Route 211/Route 17 Interchange In Wallkill
ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In Wallkill The identity has been released of the victim of a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. New York State Police say that a preliminary investigation revealed that Connecticut resident Mary C. Shea, age 38, from the town of Naugatuck in New Haven County, was walking on Route 211 when she stepped off the curb and into the right lane of traffic when she was struck by a 2017 Ford Escape that was traveling west. The operator of the vehicle stopped, called 911 and attemp…
Woman Struck, Killed By SUV Near Route 211/Route 17 Interchange In Wallkill Woman Struck, Killed By SUV Near Route 211/Route 17 Interchange In Wallkill
Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Route 211 In Wallkill Police are investigating a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In Wallkill It happened late Friday night, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. Police at the scene confirmed a woman was hit by a Ford Escape SUV on the westbound side and pronounced dead at around 11 p.m., according to Mark Lieb of Rockland Video Productions. The driver of the Escape remained at the scene, and the stretch of Route 211 was closed for several hours during the accident investi…
4 Killed In Wrong-Way Overnight Crash On I-95 Stretch 4 Killed In Wrong-Way Overnight Crash On I-95 Stretch
4 Killed In Wrong-Way Overnight Crash On I-95 Stretch An investigation is underway after four people were killed in an overnight wrong-way crash on a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut. Click here for a new, updated story: IDs Released Of 4 Killed In Wrong-Way Overnight Crash On I-95 Stretch It happened at around 1:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 in New Haven County on the southbound side when a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes in West Haven, Connecticut State Police said.  The pickup truck then crashed into a Nissan Altima while in the left lane.  Following impact, the S…
Fatal Crash: Road Closure Alert In Rockland County Fatal Crash: Road Closure Alert In Rockland County
Fatal Crash: Road Closure Alert In Rockland County Police are on the scene of a fatal crash in the Hudson Valley that has closed a major roadway. The crash took place in Rockland County early Friday, July 14 on Route 303 in West Nyack. Clarkstown Police said the fatal crash has closed southbound lanes from Route 59 overpass near the transfer station to the town line. The department's accident investigation team is on the scene. Route 303 is expected to reopen before noon. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Fatal Crash: ID Released For Victim After Vehicle Hits Guardrail In Hudson Valley Fatal Crash: ID Released For Victim After Vehicle Hits Guardrail In Hudson Valley
Fatal Crash: ID Released For Victim After Vehicle Hits Guardrail In Hudson Valley The identity of a man who died in a fatal crash on a parkway in Westchester has been released.  Earlier Report - Fatal Crash Closes Part Of Hutchinson River Parkway In New Rochelle Scarsdale resident David Douek, age 41, died on Friday, April 7, when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a guardrail around 4:30 p.m. on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway in New Rochelle near Exit 7 (New Rochelle Road), according to Westchester County Police Department Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. Douek was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were…
Double Fatal Head-On Crash: 24-Year-Old From Region One Of Victims Double Fatal Head-On Crash: 24-Year-Old From Region One Of Victims
Double Fatal Head-On Crash: 24-Year-Old From Region One Of Victims This story has been updated. State police are seeking witnesses to a double fatal crash that killed an area man. The crash took place in Sullivan County, around 3:45 p.m., Monday, March 27, near Liberty on Route 97, said Trooper Steven Nevel. A preliminary investigation revealed a 2008 Audi A4, driven by James Card, age 34, from Beach Lake, Pennsylvania was traveling southbound when it was involved in a head-on collision with a 2020 Hyundai Elantra traveling northbound, driven by Sullivan County resident Edward Sykes, age 24, from North Branch, a hamlet of Callicoon.  Both men were k…
Horrific Crash: 1 Killed, 1 Injured After SUV Crashes Into Tree On PIP In Rockland Horrific Crash: 1 Killed, 1 Injured After SUV Crashes Into Tree On PIP In Rockland
Horrific Crash: 1 Killed, 1 Injured After SUV Crashes Into Tree On PIP In Rockland New update - Fatal Crash ID: Police Release New Details After SUV Crashes Into Tree In Hudson Valley One person was killed and another injured during a crash in the Hudson Valley. It happened in Rockland County around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 on the Palisades Parkway in the southbound lane near Exit 14 in Haverstraw. The single-vehicle crash involved an SUV that hit a tree, splitting the vehicle in half. According to Trooper Steven Nevel, one person was killed and another was reportedly injured. The crash site.Rockland Video Productions The medical examiner's office was on the scene…
Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In Rockland Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In Rockland
Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In Rockland This story has been updated. A busy roadway in the region was closed for hours during an investigation following a fatal crash early in the afternoon on Friday, Jan. 20. The first arriving officer at the crash scene in Rockland County found two heavily damaged vehicles, a Hyundai Elantra which was in the middle of Route 304 in New City, and a Toyota Highlander which had traveled into the wooded area adjacent to the northbound lanes of the highway, said Detective Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police.  The New City Fire Engine Co performed an extrication on the Toyota Hi…
Old Route 17 Closed In Tuxedo Following Fatal Crash Old Route 17 Closed In Tuxedo Following Fatal Crash
Old Route 17 Closed In Tuxedo Following Fatal Crash State Police are investigating a fatal crash in the Hudson Valley after a Honda Accord was hit by a tree truck. The crash took place on the Rockland/Orange County line in the town of Tuxedo on Old Route 17 around 7:10 a.m., Monday, April 18. One person in the Accord was killed, two people in the tree truck were not injured, said Trooper Steven Nevel, of the New York State Police. Currently, a large section of the Route 17 in both directions is closed for an investigation, Nevel said. The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours, he added.  Neither the identity nor gender o…
30-Year-Old Killed In Single-Vehicle Palisades Parkway Crash 30-Year-Old Killed In Single-Vehicle Palisades Parkway Crash
30-Year-Old Killed In Single-Vehicle Palisades Parkway Crash Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened overnight in the Hudson Valley. It happened in Rockland County on the Palisades Parkway in the town of Clarkstown at around 2 a.m. Friday, April 1. State police say an investigation revealed that a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling southbound when it left the roadway off the west shoulder near Exit 7 and struck a tree.  Upon arrival, troopers observed members from the Nanuet Fired Department attempting to extricate the operator from the vehicle, said state police.  The operator of the vehicle, later identified as New York…
Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Hudson Valley Hit-Run Crash Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Hudson Valley Hit-Run Crash
Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Hudson Valley Hit-Run Crash A Westchester man has been arrested for a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one person dead and another with serious injuries. Carlos Riera-Ortiz, age 41, has been arrested by White Plains Police in connection with the crash that took place on Thursday, Feb. 17. According to police, Riera-Ortiz, of White Plains, faces two felony counts of leaving the scene of an accident including death.  During the crash, officers reported that Ricardo Oxa-Cutipa, age 44, and a 37-year-old man were walking west on East Post Road when they were hit. Oxa-Cutipa died from his injuries. The o…
Man Charged With Hudson Valley Fatal Hit-Run, Police Say Man Charged With Hudson Valley Fatal Hit-Run, Police Say
Man Charged With Hudson Valley Fatal Hit-Run, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash after hitting two men working on a garbage truck and fleeing the scene. The crash took place in Rockland County around 6 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 in Nanuet. According to Detective Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police, arriving officers located one unresponsive man lying in the street and a second man seated on a nearby curb experiencing pain and difficulty breathing.  Both victims were initially treated by officers, Rockland Paramedics, and Spring Hill Ambulance personnel before bei…
Area Attorney Sentenced For Drunk Driving Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old Area Attorney Sentenced For Drunk Driving Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old
Area Attorney Sentenced For Drunk Driving Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old A criminal defense attorney will spend time behind bars after admitting to driving drunk in Northern Westchester and crashing head-on into a vehicle, killing a 22-year-old man, authorities announced. Robert Schuster, age 53, of Bedford, has been sentenced to a term of between two and six years in state prison after pleading guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide for his role in the fatal crash that took the life of Mount Kisco resident Diego Trejo in December 2019. The Westchester DA’s Office had requested that the court impose a sentence of 5 to 15 years in state prison Westchester Count…
Man Killed In Hit-Run Crash In Area Man Killed In Hit-Run Crash In Area
Man Killed In Hit-Run Crash In Area A hit-and-run driver in the Hudson Valley is at large after striking and killing an 82-year-old man, officials said. At approximately 7 a.m. in Rockland County, the man was struck on Route 9W near New Main Street in Haverstraw while crossing the street, according to police. The victim, later identified as Juan Alberto Germonsen, lived at the nearby Green Hills Home for Adults. Germonsen was reportedly found lying in the roadway and was rushed to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver never stopped after hitting the pedestrian. The incident led to a lengthy shutdown o…
Doctor Killed In Head-On, Hit-Run Cornwall Crash Doctor Killed In Head-On, Hit-Run Cornwall Crash
Doctor Killed In Head-On, Hit-Run Cornwall Crash A doctor from the Hudson Valley was killed in a head-on hit-and-run crash. The incident took place around 12:20 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, in Orange County on Route 32 in the town of Cornwall. According to Trooper Steven Nevel, Dr. John C. Hordines Jr., age 54, was driving a 2010 Chevy Tahoe southbound when he was hit head-on by a 2013 Honda Accord that crossed over in the southbound lane. Hordines Jr, of New Windsor, in Orange County, was pronounced dead at the scene.  This is an ongoing investigation. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
State Police Ask Public's Help In Investigation Of Fatal Crash On Area Roadway State Police Ask Public's Help In Investigation Of Fatal Crash On Area Roadway
State Police Ask Public's Help In Investigation Of Fatal Crash On Area Roadway Police are seeking the public’s assistance as they investigate a fatal crash on an area roadway. New York State Police in Highland are seeking the public’s assistance in Ulster County in attempting to ascertain information regarding a fatal crash last weekend in Gardiner. Police said that the fatal crash happened at approximately 5:50 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19 on State Route 299. No other information regarding the crash was initially released by State Police investigators. Anyone with information regarding the crash has been asked to contact New York State Police Investigator Matthew Terw…
Fatal Crash Leads To Hours-Long Route 9W Closure In Area Fatal Crash Leads To Hours-Long Route 9W Closure In Area
Fatal Crash Leads To Hours-Long Route 9W Closure In Area Click here for an updated story: ID Released For Woman Killed In Hit-Run Crash In Clarkstown A fatal crash caused an hours-long closure of a busy area roadway. It happened around 4 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 in Rockland County on Route 9W in Clarkstown between from Rockland Lake North (Lake Road Congers) and Rockland Lake South (Lake Road). Clarkstown Police confirmed there was a fatality, but have not yet released further info. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Five Killed, One In Critical Condition After Head-On Crash In New York Five Killed, One In Critical Condition After Head-On Crash In New York
Five Killed, One In Critical Condition After Head-On Crash In New York Click here for an updated story: Police Identify Five Killed In Head-On Hamptons Crash Five people have died and one person is in critical condition following a head-on crash in the Hamptons. It happened at about 11:20 p.m. Saturday, July 24, on Long Island on Montauk Highway in Suffolk County, near the intersection of Quogue Street East in the Village of Quogue. Quogue Police said a Nissan Maxima was westbound on the highway when it left its lane and drove into oncoming traffic, colliding with an eastbound Toyota Prius.  Four people were pronounced dead at the scene, and a fift…
ID Released For Man Killed In Crash On Newburgh-Beacon Bridge As Police Search For Driver ID Released For Man Killed In Crash On Newburgh-Beacon Bridge As Police Search For Driver
ID Released For Man Killed In Crash On Newburgh-Beacon Bridge As Police Search For Driver New York State Police have identified a man who was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge as they search for the vehicle and driver involved. The incident took place around 11:27 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 27, after Stephen Tomlins, 41, of Beacon, was seen by the New York State Bridge Authority by bridge security cameras walking on the southern span of the bridge, said Trooper AJ Hicks. Troopers responded to the scene to find Tomlins dead, Hicks said. At this time only still frames from bridge camera footage are available. The included images show the possible…
Fatal Crash Under Investigation In Hudson Valley Fatal Crash Under Investigation In Hudson Valley
Fatal Crash Under Investigation In Hudson Valley Click here for an updated story: Details Emerge On Fatal Wrong-Way Northern Westchester Crash Involving Alleged Impaired Driver An investigation is underway after a fatal crash overnight in Northern Westchester. The crash happened around 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23 on Route 9 near Main Street in Peekskill. Two vehicles were involved in the collision, according to state police. In addition to one confirmed fatality, another person was reportedly critically injured. Route 9 was closed for hours during the accident investigation. Further details on the crash are expected to be re…
Victims Of Fatal I-87 Crash Were Beloved EMTs Victims Of Fatal I-87 Crash Were Beloved EMTs
Victims Of Fatal I-87 Crash Were Beloved EMTs The two men killed in a fiery, fatal crash overnight on the New York Thruway are being remembered as two popular volunteer paramedics who operated in the Hudson Valley. New York State Police troopers responded to a stretch of I-87 in Suffern at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, when a truck collided with a tractor-trailer, sending both off the roadway. The truck became fully engulfed in flames, killing its driver, Spring Valley resident Moshe Herzog, 18, and his passenger, David Schneebalg, 26, of Monsey. Earlier story - IDs Released For Two Killed In Fiery Crash I-87 Cra…
Rockland Man Provides Tip Leading To Charge In Fatal Hit-Run Crash Rockland Man Provides Tip Leading To Charge In Fatal Hit-Run Crash
Rockland Man Provides Tip Leading To Charge In Fatal Hit-Run Crash UPDATE: Sometimes sharing stories really does make a difference. A Daily Voice reader who saw a story shared in a Rockland Facebook group about the search for a hit-and-run vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Paramus provided the tip that led to the capture of the accused driver. The tipster said he suspected the damaged Ford brought into an auto body shop in Congers was the same one mentioned in a Daily Voice story about the search for the fleeing driver who killed the 58-year-old woman as she walked along a local road early Thursday. So he notified authorities. Detectives from the …
Man, 38, Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Orange County Man, 38, Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Orange County
Man, 38, Charged In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Orange County A 38-year-old man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a 34-year-old woman following a crash on March 30. Kiera Babcock of Otisville was killed in the Orange County crash on State Street in Otisville about 11:15 p.m. on March 30 when an eastbound pickup truck struck her, state police said.  Babcock’s body was found the following morning. Steven L. Grundel of Mount Hope was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash, a felony, on Tuesday, April 16. A phone tip on April 6 led state police to interview Grundel. In that interview, Grundel provided an alibi that did…
Hit-Run Suspect At Large After Woman Found Dead On Side Of Otisville Road Hit-Run Suspect At Large After Woman Found Dead On Side Of Otisville Road
Hit-Run Suspect At Large After Woman Found Dead On Side Of Otisville Road New update: Police Release New Info On Vehicle Involved In Fatal Hit-Run Crash Involving Woman, 34 State police are asking the public's help in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred early in the morning on Sunday, March 31. At about 7 a.m., 34-year-old Kiera L. Babcock of the Village of Otisville in Orange County was found dead on the side of the road on State Street in Otisville after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday night, March 30, according to state police. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact State Police in …
Fatal Crash Leads To Road Closure In Area Fatal Crash Leads To Road Closure In Area
Fatal Crash Leads To Road Closure In Area Click here for an updated story: ID Released For 20-Year-Old Woman Killed In Dutchess Crash A fatal two-vehicle crash led to the hours-long closure of Route 9G in Dutchess County Friday night. The crash occurred near Vlei Road in Rhinebeck at around 6 p.m., with the closure lasting until late in the evening for the accident investigation and reconstruction. Further details on the crash have not yet been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
ID Released For Man Killed When Car Leaves Road, Hits Tree In Hudson Valley ID Released For Man Killed When Car Leaves Road, Hits Tree In Hudson Valley
ID Released For Man Killed When Car Leaves Road, Hits Tree In Hudson Valley Officials have released the identification of the man who died in a fatal crash in the area on Tuesday. Adrian Mayo, 35, of Waterbury, was killed after he lost control of his car around 9 a.m. on Shunpike Road near Kennels Road in town of Washington, said Capt. John Watterson with the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. After losing control, the vehicle crossed over the center pavement markings and struck a tree on the northern shoulder. Mayo, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene, Watterson said. Police said unsafe speed seemed to be the primary factor in the crash. …
ID Released For Fishkill Fatal Crash Victim ID Released For Fishkill Fatal Crash Victim
ID Released For Fishkill Fatal Crash Victim A Beacon woman has been identified as the victim in a two-vehicle fatal crash in Fishkill that closed Route 9D for hours. Hilary R. Holmes, 49, was killed when the crash occurred around 9 a.m. Monday between a 2009 Honda Accord and a 2013 International box truck after she lost control of the vehicle, said Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. Preliminary investigation revealed that the Honda was northbound on Route 9D near Farmview Lane when Holmes lost control. The Honda then struck a guide rail, and entered the southbound lane, striking a box truck driven by Willia…
ID Released For Woman Killed In Route 9W Crash ID Released For Woman Killed In Route 9W Crash
ID Released For Woman Killed In Route 9W Crash The driver of a car involved in a fatal crash Friday on Route 9W in Congers has been identified as a local woman, according to Clarkstown Police. Helen Cifuni, 57, of Congers sustained massive injuries during the crash around 5:20 p.m. Friday in the area of 259 Route 9W, said Clarkstown Police Officer Peter Walker.  Cifuni was pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle crash by paramedics. The Rockland County Medical Examiner responded to the scene and will conduct an investigation to determine the cause of death, Walker said. The Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team is al…