STONY POINT, NY – Lifelong Rockland Resident and Decorated NYPD Sergeant Passes Away From 9/11-related illness.
Sgt. William Brautigam joined the NYPD just two months before the 9/11 terror attacks. During his career, he made nearly 700 arrests and was the recipient of numerous awards citations.
Brautigam, who was born in Nanuet and lived in Stony Point, passed away earlier this week and is survived by his wife and two sons. He was 47 years old.
He will always be remembered and never forgotten. 🇺🇸
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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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