Tragic news in the Hudson Valley as police investigated a fatal accident over the weekend.

Police in Orange County confirmed the investigation into a fatal accident.

Fatal Car Crash – Port Jervis, New York


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On November 18, around 10 a.m., Port Jervis City Police officers responded to a motor vehicle accident occurring on Park Avenue in the City of Port Jervis.

Police report a passenger car was driving west on Park Avenue but crossed the center double yellow line and struck a large flatbed tow truck that was driving in the opposite direction.

The driver, a 34-year-old man from Glen Spey, was found with very serious physical injuries and trapped inside his car.

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The unnamed Sullivan County man was extricated from the vehicle by the Port Jervis Fire Department and was transported to Bon Secours Community Hospital by Port Jervis EMS.

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He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

"Police are withholding the name of the deceased for family notifications," Port Jervis Police Chief William J. Worden stated in a press release.

The driver of the tow truck was also transported to Bon Secours Community Hospital where he was treated and released.


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The accident is currently under investigation by the City of Port Jervis Police Department detective unit.

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