Fatal car fire on Palisades Parkway

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STONY POINT – State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation of a fatal car fire on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Stony Point.

At about 2 a.m., on Tuesday, February 16, troopers patrolling the parkway saw a dark-colored vehicle on the shoulder at exit 16 fully engulfed in flames.

The vehicle was in a snowbank and facing west.

The Stony Point Fire Department extinguished the fire and discovered a dead occupant inside.

The vehicle was a gray 2021 Hyundai Sonata.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call the State Police Troop F Bureau of Criminal Investigation at the Haverstraw barracks at 845-344-5300.