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Doctor Killed In Head-On, Hit-Run Area Crash

Dr. John C. Hordines Jr.
Dr. John C. Hordines Jr. Photo Credit: Crystal Run Healthcare

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.

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