Classmates of the four students involved in the crash gather at
the scene on Thursday.
(Photo: Action News Service)
WAPPINGER – One student was killed late Wednesday afternoon when
the car in which he was riding rolled over and struck a tree off Old Hopewell
Road west of Cayuga Drive in the Town of Wappinger, State Police said.
The four were riding in a 2007 Ford pickup truck around 5:56 p.m. when
One passenger was ejected and transported to Vassar Brothers Medical Center,
in Poughkeepsie where he was pronounced dead.
Three other teens were injured and taken to MidHudson Regional Hospital,
also in Poughkeepsie.
They are reported to have attended Roy C. Ketcham High School.