Hundreds of Firefighters, Police, EMS, from Rockland County were joined by departments from Orange County & New Jersey for a drive-by to wish a Happy Birthday to the son of fallen Spring Valley Firefighter Jared Lloyd.
His son turned 6-year-old today. This breathtaking show of support demonstrates the bond and strength of the first responder community in times of tragedy. Over 100 hundred trucks or apparatus would be take part and it lasted for 40 minutes.
A GoFundMe page has been created for the family of Lloyd. Please donate if you can.
The weather sums up the emotions of a county in mourning.
VIDEO: Heroes Homecoming for Injured Valley Cottage Firefighter
Police Investigating Fatal Accident on Route 303 in Blauvelt
BLAUVELT, NY – On Monday November 15, 2021, at approximately 5:03PM, the Orangetown Police responded to a report of a Motor Vehicle Collision at the intersection of State Route 303 and East Erie Street in the Hamlet of Blauvelt, N.Y.
A 2005 Mack commercial box truck operated by Andrew Roe, 29, of Middletown, NY was traveling northbound on Route 303. A 2019 Subaru Forester, operated by Seymour Whynman, 83, of Blauvelt, NY was traveling westbound on E. Erie Street. A collision occurred at the intersection and the Subaru Forrester subsequently collided with a 2020 ford transit van in the southbound left only turn lane of Route 303. Mr. Whynmn and a female passenger were transported to Nyack Hospital by South Orangetown Ambulance Corps.
It is with deep sadness we report the passing of Seymour Whynman.
This accident is currently being investigated by the Orangetown Police Accident Investigation team. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or anyone who may have additional information to contact the Orangetown Police Department at 845-0359-3700.
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