Spring Valley Firefighter Jared Lloyd made the ultimate sacrifice on March 23, 2021 while heroically rescuing elderly residents during a massive blaze at an assisted living facility in Spring Valley.
Residents lined up on the roads of the funeral procession to pay their respects to Lloyd. The Red Knights, a motorcycle group made up of firefighters lined both sides of the street in Hillcrest to give a final salute to a fallen brother.
We will never forget Jared Lloyd’s sacrifice to our county and community. Simply stated, Rockland County was a better place because of Jared Lloyd, and he will be forever remembered as a hero.
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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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