Thursday, November 29, 2018




Bus driver charged in hit-and-run pedestrian fatality

Police investigation is ongoing (photo: Bob McCormick)

NEWBURGH – A Wallkill woman is charged with the felony of leaving the scene of a personal injury accident in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on Robinson Avenue in the City of Newburgh early Wednesday.

City Police said the male victim was found near 301 Robinson at around 5:45 a.m.

State Police were called in to assist in reconstruction of the accident and a short time into the investigation, detectives determined the involved vehicle was a passenger bus driven by Deborah Berrios.

The name of the victim has been withheld pending notification of relatives.

The investigation is continuing.  Detectives are looking for witnesses who may have been in the area of 301 Robinson between 5:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. on November 28.

Anyone with information should call the Newburgh Police Detective Division at 845-569-7509. All calls will be kept confidential.

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Medical Examiner’s Office also assisted in the investigation.


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