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Fatal Middletown Tractor Trailer Crash Shuts Down 84

Police are still investigating a tragic accident that resulted in multiple fatalities on Wednesday, June 1st. According to authorities a 29 year old woman driver, her 9 year old daughter, another adult, and two dogs were traveling on Interstate 84 in Middletown, New York when their vehicle ran out of gas. The driver called 9/11 -->

Fatal Crash Claims the Life of a Respected Minisink Educator

A community is mourning the death of a young teacher from the Minisink Valley school department. Authorities were called to the scene of a crash on Route 6 in Slate Hill, NY on Thursday, January 28th.  According to police the driver was unable to maneuver around a turn and struck a tree. Temperatures were low -->

Newburgh, Middletown and Other Orange County Pedestrians and Drivers Urged to Take Caution after Multiple Pedestrian Knockdowns

The Time’s Herald-Record, a local news source, recently released and article urging pedestrians and drivers to be mindful of one another.  According to the article in the last two months alone two people have died and another twelve people were injured after being hit by a car. The incidents have taken place in Walden, Warwick, -->

New Middletown Billboard Campaign

If you’re heading west on Route 17 in the Middletown and Fair Oaks/Pine Bush areas of New York, chances are you’ll see our two new billboards. In 2011 we launched our Commit to Quit Texting and Driving program with the goal of educating young drivers of texting and driving. If you know a school that -->

Middletown Man in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run

An 86-year-old Middletown man is in critical condition at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla after he was struck by a car during a hit-and-run incident on Monday evening. Donald Wester was hit around 5pm by a small silver sports utility vehicle as he checked his mailbox on County Route 1. The SUV continued on without -->

Middletown High School Student Killed On The Way to Senior Prom

A 17-year-old Middletown High School student, Armando Colon, who was driving to his senior prom with three friends was killed late Thursday afternoon. Police say he struck the rear of a tractor-trailer when entering the westbound lanes of I-84 from Route 17 in Wallkill. He was believed to be travelling at a speed too fast -->