Newburgh, NY (June 24, 2020) – Authorities have reported on a fatal collision that took place in the town of Newburgh on Tuesday, June 23rd. It happened along eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 between two vehicles.
According to officers, 60-year-old Kenneth Kear, of Wappingers Falls, was traveling in a Mercedes Sprinter van when he collided with a U-Haul truck. The impact of the collision trapped Kear inside the van and police and firefighters were dispatched to the scene.
Fire rescue crews extricated Kear from his vehicle and transported him to St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. He was pronounced deceased a short time later. Neither occupant of the U-Haul was injured in the collision.
An investigation into the events that caused this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Kenneth Kear at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in New York
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