NEW CITY, NY – On Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at approximately 5:20 am, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 192 Strawtown Rd. in New City, for a reported structure fire.
As police units arrived on scene they observed a single family structure that was engulfed in flames. The two adult residents were located outside the home, uninjured as officers arrived. New City Fire Dept. extinguished the fire, with assistance from multiple mutual aid companies. New City Ambulance and Rockland Medics were on scene to assist as needed.
The Clarkstown Detective Bureau is investigating the cause of the fire, there is no determination as to the origin at this time.
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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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