Elderly Bloomingburg woman killed in Wallkill crash

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State Police investigate crash scene

TOWN OF WALLKILL – State Police have identified the victim in Wednesday’s fatal crash as Kathleen Stirling, 77, of Bloomingburg.

Investigators said at 10:20 a.m., a 2012 Toyota Highlander driven by Stirling was traveling on Long Lane in the Town of Wallkill as she attempted to turn left onto Route 17K and was struck by a Peterbilt tractor-trailer was traveling west on Route 17K.

She was treated at the scene by Town of Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corp and transported to Garnet Health Medical Center in Wallkill where she died from her injuries.

Police said the truck driver was not impaired or using a phone at the time of the accident.