Police & Fire/EMS
Clarkstown Police Investigating Fatal Accident on Route 59
On June 13, 2021, at approximately 3:45 am, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of Rt 59 eastbound near the Rt 304 overpass for a reported one car accident with injury.
Officers observed one vehicle overturned near the median in the eastbound lanes of Rt. 59, with one occupant still inside. It is believed at this time that the vehicle fell from Rt 304 onto Rt 59. The sole occupant of the vehicle, an adult male, was declared deceased on scene. No further information will be provided at this time, as we await next of kin notification.
The following road were closed for an extended period of time due to the ongoing investigation being performed by the Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team, all eastbound lanes on Rt 59 (Nanuet) from Rt 304 northbound ramp to Smith St.
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