Thursday, January 5, 2017



Two-car crash kills Poughkeepsie man

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – A two-car crash on Route 44 at Tamarack Hill Drive in the Town of Poughkeepsie Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a Poughkeepsie man.

Town Police said a car driven by Andrew Davis, 22, was westbound on Route 44 as a vehicle operated by a 68-year-old Millbrook man was eastbound with a 68-year-old female passenger.

Preliminary investigation revealed Davis lost control of his vehicle crossing into the opposite lane of traffic, striking the other vehicle. Davis was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Both people in the other car were transported to Vassar Brothers Medical Center, where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A section of Route 44 was closed for some six hours during the accident reconstruction.

Police were assisted by the Arlington Fire Department and Mobile Life Ambulance.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call the Traffic Enforcement Unit t 845-485-3680.


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