Huntington, NY (June 18, 2020) – At about 9:26 a.m. on Wednesday morning, June 17th, authorities with the New York State Police were dispatched to the scene of a fatal two-car collision in the town of Huntington. The crash was reported in the eastbound lanes of the Northern State Parkway, just east of Exit 42.
According to officials, 47-year-old Katherine A. Wiski, of Smithtown, was traveling east in a 2002 Ford Explorer when a collision occurred with a 2012 Volkswagen. The impact of the collision caused the Explorer to overturn and strike a tree. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene a short time later.
Officials arrived at the crash site where Wiski was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as 57-year-old Sheila Urce was not injured in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Katherine A. Wiski at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in New York
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