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NY Man ID'd As Tourist Found Dead In Greece NY Man ID'd As Tourist Found Dead In Greece
NY Man ID'd As Tourist Found Dead In Greece An American tourist recently found dead in Greece has been identified as a Long Island horse trainer. Toby Sheets’ body was found on Sunday, June 16, on a rocky beach on the Greek island of Mathraki, according to CBS News New York. Sheets, 55, was a native of Arkansas and lived in the Nassau County village of Floral Park, where he worked as a horse trainer at Belmont Park. His cause of death is still being investigated.  He went missing after being seen at a cafe on Tuesday, June 11, and was dropped off at his rental home that night, The New York Times reported.  On Thu…
Man, Woman, 6-Year-Old Killed After Amtrak Train Crashes Into Pickup Truck In NY Man, Woman, 6-Year-Old Killed After Amtrak Train Crashes Into Pickup Truck In NY
Man, Woman, 6-Year-Old Killed After Amtrak Train Crashes Into Pickup Truck In NY Three people, including a young child, were killed after their vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train in New York. The incident happened around 8 p.m. Friday, May 17 just north of Buffalo, in the Niagara County city of North Tonawanda. According to North Tonawanda Professional Firefighters Local 1333, the train was heading northbound at the time in the area of Felton Street and River Road. Emergency crews were able to extricate all three individuals from the heavily damaged vehicle, a Dodge pickup truck, and attempted resuscitation efforts. Still, all three were pronounced dead at the scene…
Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Creek In Region While Having Picture Taken Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Creek In Region While Having Picture Taken
Woman Dies After Falling 15 Feet Into Creek In Region 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…
8-Year-Old Loses Part Of Foot In Lawnmower Accident In Ballston Spa: ‘Bravest, Strongest Kid' 8-Year-Old Loses Part Of Foot In Lawnmower Accident In Ballston Spa: ‘Bravest, Strongest Kid'
8-Year-Old Loses Part Of Foot In Lawnmower Accident In Ballston Spa: ‘Bravest, Strongest Kid' Support is pouring in for the family of an 8-year-old boy from the region who lost part of his foot in a lawnmower accident. Jackson Skarka’s family said the incident happened Monday, May 8, at their Saratoga County home in Ballston Spa. “While Paul was inside doing computer work and Chelsea was showering before heading to her birthday dinner, their son Jackson got messing around with a friend who was mowing their lawn and ended up with his foot underneath the lawnmower,” reads a GoFundMe created to help with medical bills. Jackson was airlifted to Albany Medical Center after losing three …
NY Deli Owner Killed In Crash Involving Tree Remembered For 'Giant Smile' NY Deli Owner Killed In Crash Involving Tree Remembered For 'Giant Smile'
NY Deli Owner Killed In Crash Involving Tree 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 Region, Police Say Woman Falls 50 Feet To Her Death While Doing Yardwork In Region, Police Say
Woman Falls 50 Feet To Her Death While Doing Yardwork In Region, 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…