MAMAKATING – A 39-year-old woman from Bloomingburg is dead after being struck by a vehicle and a 49-year-old man is in jail, charged with her death, New York State Police have announced.
On Wednesday, May 12, at 6:22 p.m., State Police from the Wurtsboro barracks responded to Mamakating Road in the Town of Mamakating for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.
Police say their initial investigation revealed that Tamika Zambrano was walking on the north shoulder of Mamakating Road with the flow of traffic. A witness traveling west observed a red SUV strike Zambrano and then speed off towards Wurtsboro. A nurse who was in the area immediately rendered first aid and 911 was notified. Zambrano was transported by EMS to Garnet Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill where she succumbed to her injuries.
Troopers and investigators located the suspect, Raymond Cammerino, 49, of Bloomingburg, and continued their investigation. The investigation revealed that Cammerino was operating a red 2006 GMC Envoy when he struck Zambrano and fled the scene.
Cammerino was arrested and charged with the felonies of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and vehicular manslaughter. The suspect had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .16 and was subsequently charged with DWI.
Cammerino was remanded to Sullivan County Jail in lieu of bail.