Wednesday, October 10, 2018



Ulster County man was one of the victims in Schoharie crash

SCHOHARIE – One of the two pedestrians struck and killed by the limousine that crashed in Schoharie on Saturday was a resident of Ulster County.

State Police say James Schnurr, 70, of Kerhonkson and another pedestrian, Brian Hough, 46, of Moravia, were standing in a parking lot when the stretch limo plowed into them. All 18 in the vehicle were also killed.

The passengers:

Axel J. Steenburg, 29, Amsterdam, NY
Richard M. Steenburg, 34, Johnstown, NY
Amy L. Steenburg, 29, Amsterdam, NY
Allison King, 31, Ballston Spa, NY
Mary E. Dyson, 33, Watertown, NY
Robert J. Dyson, 34, Watertown, NY
Abigail M. Jackson, 34, Amsterdam, NY
Matthew W. Coons, 27, Johnstown, NY
Savannah D. Bursese, 24, Johnstown, NY
Patrick K. Cushing, 31, Troy, NY
Amanda D. Halse, 26, Troy, NY
Erin R. McGowan, 34, Amsterdam, NY
Shane T. McGowan, 30, Amsterdam, NY
Amanda Rivenburg, 29, Colonie, NY
Adam G. Jackson, 34, Amsterdam, NY
Rachael K. Cavosie, 30, Waterford, NY
Michael C. Ukaj, 34, Johnstown, NY

The limousine driver, Scott Lisinicchia, 53, Lake George, also died.

A National Transportation Safety Board investigations team remains at the scene investigating the cause of the disaster. The limo, a reconfigured and stretched SUV reportedly with safety violations, sped down a hill, through a T-bone intersection, striking the two pedestrians then crashing into a ravine.


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