GREENPORT – State Police are investigating a Monday afternoon crash on Route 23 that claimed the life of a female from Glenmont.
On August 9, 2021, at 2:15 p.m., Troopers were dispatched to State Route 23 near Fingar Road in Greenport for a report of one vehicle off the roadway. At the scene, Troopers found a 2013 Volvo S60 that had left the roadway and struck a tree. The officers immediately went to work to save the life of the operator, identified as 82-year-old Barbara Coon of Glenmont.
The Troopers continued their efforts until they were relieved by medics from Greenport Emergency Medical Services.
The life-saving techniques were unsuccessful and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.