Bergen, NY (May 19, 2020) – Shortly before noon on Monday morning, May 18th, a female jogger, identified as 25-year-old Kara Hall, of Bergen, was struck and killed by a motor vehicle in the town of Bergen. The fatal incident was reported along State Route 262 (Townline Road) by local authorities.
According to officials, Hall was running alongside the westbound lane of the roadway when an eastbound 2012 Nissan Rogue crossed into the opposite lane and struck her. David A. Yulfo, 28, who was operating the Nissan, continued off the shoulder of the roadway and struck a fire hydrant and a tree.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where was Hall was pronounced deceased. Yulfo was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is in charge of the investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Kara G. Hall at this time.
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