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State Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-87


Woodbury, NY – On October 23, 2023, at approximately 6:17 a.m., State Police responded to a serious injury crash on I-87 southbound, at mile marker 45.1, just south of exit 16 (Harriman/Rt 17).

A preliminary investigation has determined the crash involved a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle which was stopped on the right shoulder and re-entered the roadway into the path of the tractor trailer. Troopers have confirmed the driver of the passenger vehicle is deceased.

All southbound lanes remain closed. Southbound traffic continues to be diverted around the scene through the commercial vehicle inspection area while accident reconstruction is being completed. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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