Friday night wreck kills one in Rockland

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CONGERS – A Friday night wreck just before midnight claimed the life of a 35-year-old male and sent a 41-year-old male to Westchester Medical Center with severe injuries.
On Friday, September 24, 2021, at approximately 11:45 pm, officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of Lake Rd and Rt 9W in Congers, for reports of a one vehicle accident with injuries.
Officers arriving on the scene and discovered an overturned vehicle that had struck a utility pole. The vehicle was previously occupied by two adult males, who were both ejected.
The 35-year-old driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by Rockland Paramedics. The 41-year-old passenger was treated on scene by Rockland Paramedics and Congers-Valley Cottage Ambulance Corp and transported to Westchester Medical Center due to the severity of his injuries.
As of Saturday morning, the Clarkstown Police had not notified the next of kin.
The Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team is conducting the investigation, the cause of the accident has yet to be definitively determined.
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