Wednesday, January 10, 2018




Highland woman killed in crash with UCAT bus

TOWN OF SHANDAKEN – Police identified the victim of a car crash with an Ulster County Area Transit bus on Monday afternoon.

State Police said Barbara Hyde, 74, was driving west on Route 28 in the Town of Shandaken at 2:18 p.m. when she lost control on the snow-covered road and crossed into the eastbound lane striking the UCAT bus traveling east.

Hyde died at the scene. Her passenger was hospitalized in critical condition.

The driver of the bus was not injured. There were no passengers on the bus.

State Police were assisted by the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, Olive and Shandaken police and Olive and Phoenicia fire departments.


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