Fatal Crash: Vehicle Hits Tree, Goes Up In Flames On Busy Hudson Valley Highway

A person was killed in a fiery crash on a busy Hudson Valley highway, police announced. 

The crash happened on I-84 in Kent, police said.

The crash happened on I-84 in Kent, police said.

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The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, May 6, around 7:15 p.m., when a vehicle traveling on I-84 in Kent left the roadway and struck a tree, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police.

After hitting the tree, the vehicle went up in flames, Hicks said. The driver, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash has not been released.

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