December 6, 2017




Driver who failed to comply with cop killed in crash

TOWN OF MONTGOMERY – A motorist was killed when he rounded a curve on Route 17K in the Town of Montgomery Tuesday morning and struck an oncoming vehicle.

Crawford Town Police attempted to pull him over for a vehicle and traffic violation. He failed to comply and fled into Montgomery where the driver appeared to lose control while rounding a curve, entered the opposite lane and struck an oncoming vehicle.

The operator of the suspect vehicle died at the scene. State Police did not immediately release his name

The driver of the other vehicle was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center with injuries to his neck and legs.

The Crawford Town officer was not involved in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing. State Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Montgomery barracks at 845-457-1388.


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