Detective Sgt. The Porsche fell from Route 304 in Pearl River, New York, on Sunday afternoon after a crash involving an additional vehicle and burned on New Jersey Transit tracks below, authorities said. PEARL RIVER, La. A community in Rockland County is in mourning after a fiery crash killed two teens and left another with serious injuries. PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. Start the day smarter. Our sympathies go out to all the families involved in this horrible event.”. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. The Pascack Valley line of the NJ Transit system was suspended from Nanuet into New Jersey overnight, but service resumed around 4 a.m. NEW HEMPSTEAD: Crash into pole in sends driver to hospital, NOVEMBER ELECTION: List of Rockland candidates; new this year: early voting, LOWEY: Congresswoman won't seek reelection. Pearl River Accident: 2 Teens Killed As Car Bursts Into Flames After Plunging Off Overpass. https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/10/14/teens-killed-in-pearl-river-crash Fatal accident count 4; Vehicles involved in fatal accidents 7; Fatal accidents involving drunk persons 1; Fatalities 4; Persons involved in fatal accidents 16; Response times: Average EMS response time. The accident occurred on Burnt Bridge Road near Arrowhead Drive in a rural area of Pearl River County, about 10 minutes west of Picayune. Orangetown police accused Aisha Radoncic, then 17, and Jason Castro of driving recklessly on Oct. 13 as they raced down the road, triggering a crash that killed two people in Radoncic's 2017 Porsche Macan. Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department released surveillance photos taken from cameras on a school bus that showed an SUV. 19th Annual Town Clean-up. The three teenagers were walking in the southbound lane of Mississippi 43 in Pearl River County when they were hit by a 2014 GMC Terrain. All three were students at Pearl River … The entire team attended his wake at a Yonkers funeral home. "Our Accident Investigation Team and their partners in the NYS Police and the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office have been deeply committed to this investigation from its start," he said. Cekic and Nezaj were killed, but Radoncic escaped with critical injuries. (WVUE) - A 16-year-old girl died Monday (Aug. 3) evening after a crash that occurred in the Pearl River area. All three were students at Pearl River … James Sullivan said at the time there was no indication of drug or alcohol use by the drivers or passengers. The community that is today Pearl River was originally known as Halloo, a moniker it reputedly garnered from loggers yelling to one another as they labored along the nearby Pearl River. @OrangetownPD are investigating the scene.They say it was an accident and there were three people in the car that we can see on the train tracks, but they have not confirmed whether any other vehicles were involved in this accident. Steve Lieberman and Robert Brum, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, Pearl River: Drivers in Route 304 double fatal crash charged with homicide, accused of racing. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office says just before 4 … The crash happened near Tappan High School and Dominican College. Pearl River crash leaves two teens dead and another seriously injured. His wrestling coach remembered him as a great teammate and competitor whom they called “Big Al.” In track-and-field, he threw the discus and shot put. PEARL RIVER, New York (WABC) -- Family and friends are mourning the loss of two teenagers who were killed Sunday after a car crashed off of … — Two teenagers were killed in a hit-and-run in Pearl River County on Saturday, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol … The town was founded in 1859. You know your child better than anybody else. Pearl River school Superintendent Marco Pochintesta said the victims of the Oct. 13 crash continued to be remembered by the district community. — A 16-year-old girl has died after a crash involving a pickup truck and an ATV. 2017 Christmas Program. Another passenger in the car, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, was pronounced dead after being airlifted to Westchester Medical Center. Nezaj, who came from a large, close-knit Albanian-American family, was an excellent student and a standout athlete at Pearl River High School. Radoncic, who was treated at the Westchester Medical Center and released, and Cekic were cousins. If you see that your child is grieving, please seek help from our counselors or another trained professional in our community.". Upon arrival the ambulance crew found 4 teenagers standing outside the vehicle. Latest accident News: New Orleans man IDed after fatal I-12 crash LOWEY'S CONGRESSIONAL SEAT: Who could run? Police arrested Castro and Radoncic on two felony counts of criminally negligent homicide and misdemeanor counts of reckless driving, speed contests, and races. James Brown said the incidents is an open criminal case and certain information cannot be released at this time. Earlier Story: Pearl River HS Offering Counseling In Wake Of Crash That Killed One Student, Injured Another; Radoncic’s backseat passengers, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, and Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, Brown said. She had been airlifted to the hospital. A New Milford driver who sped off after his vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian in Palisades Park was arrested after witnesses got his license plate number, authorities said. A vehicle is shown sitting on the train tracks near West Crooked Hill Rd. The crash occurred on northbound Route 304 in the vicinity of the Crooked Hill Road overpass at approximately 3:26 p.m. that Saturday over the Columbus Day weekend. PEARL RIVER, New York (WABC) -- A couple who witnessed a deadly car crash in Pearl River play out right before their very eyes, sprang into action … Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. A Pearl River High School senior died and another was seriously injured in a fiery crash that took the life of a third person in the car, authorities said late Sunday night. Capt. March 30, 2019. No indication of drugs or alcohol use was found, he said. "What appears to be an exciting race turns into a tragedy that has forever impacted numerous families and Pearl River as a community. Pearl River High School is closed on Monday for Columbus Day, but counselors will be available on Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pirates Cove, he said. Orangetown and state police accident investigation officers spent weeks reconstructing the crash and reviewing the evidence with the state police to determine the cause. Butterworth and District Attorney Thomas Walsh also recalled the young people who died in the crash. By Siddharth Nair 10/14/19 AT 1:30 AM. The vehicle is believed to have went crashing down from the roadway above. Accidents in Pearl River County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year. Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl River, died after the multi-vehicle crash on Route 304 sent the car he was riding in off an overpass and onto the tracks below, where the car burst into flames. Two Charged in Fatal Route 304 Crash in Pearl River June 25, 2020 By Jeff Lewis Last fall the Pearl River High School community was in shock after two students died when a car plunged off Route 304, crashing to the railroad tracks below near Crooked Hill … Palisades Park, NJ. This article originally appeared on Rockland/Westchester Journal News: Pearl River: Drivers in Route 304 double fatal crash charged with homicide, accused of racing, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Biden rounds out health team with Pennsylvania top official, 'Indigikitchen': Cooking show connects people to their ancestral recipes. Lanning Taliaferro, Patch Staff. Nezaj died at the scene, while emergency room personnel pronounced Cekic dead at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. Nezaj, a member of the Pirates football and wrestling teams, was later pronounced dead at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. On the Pirates football team, Nezaj wore number 71, a 6-foot-2-inch, 205-pound defensive lineman. Also involved in the accident was a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jason Castro of Nanuet, who was not injured. CHELSEA CLINTON: Casts a shadow on Lowey announcement, HAT IN RING: Assemblyman David Buchwald announces he will run for U.S. Rep. Lowey's seat, BLAUVELT: Condo proposal stopped in its (dinosaur) tracks, RESTAURANT WEEK: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week fall 2019 restaurants announced, Neighbor tells how he tried to rescue teens, Crash into pole in sends driver to hospital, Condo proposal stopped in its (dinosaur) tracks, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week fall 2019 restaurants announced, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Hay ride accident in Mississippi leaves 10 people injured October 31, 2020 GMT The pickup rear-ended the trailer Friday around 7:30 p.m. in rural Pearl River County, about 10 minutes west of Picayune, news outlets reported. Orangetown police are trying to piece together what happened on a Pearl River overpass on Sunday, when an SUV plummeted onto train tracks … "As we approach graduation, we especially recall the memory of Altin Nezaj, member of the Class of 2020, who we have held in our hearts throughout the year, and we offer our thoughts to the Nezaj, Cekic and Radoncic relatives and loved ones," Pochintesta said in a statement. Earlier Story: Pearl River HS Offering Counseling In Wake Of Crash That Killed One Student, Injured Another; Radoncic’s backseat passengers, Saniha Cekic, 15, of Brooklyn, and Altin Nezaj, 17, of Pearl, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash, Brown said. Aisha Radoncic, 17, of Orangeburg, the driver of the 2017 Porsche Macan the trio were riding in, was taken to Westchester Medical Center. Hay ride accident in Pearl River County leaves 10 people critically injured Ten people are critically injured after a hay ride accident in Picayune Friday night. Hay ride accident in Pearl River County leaves 10 people critically injured Ten people are critically injured after a hay ride accident in Picayune Friday night. Reach him at slieberm@lohud.com and on Twitter: @lohudlegal. PEARL RIVER, La. The Pearl River Fire Department, Pearl River Ambulance Corps and the Rockland Paramedic Service responded and were assisted by numerous other agencies. (CBS2) The SUV collided with another vehicle at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 304. Castro was arraigned by Justice Patrick Loftus and released without bail pending a court appearance scheduled for Aug. 10. Pearl River Emergency Service were dispatched to Car into a house w/ unknown injuries. Radoncic's car plunged off the Route 304 overpass onto the train tracks for the Pascack Valley line, bursting into flames. Orangetown police responded to the accident, which occurred in the vicinity of the Crooked Hill Road overpass at approximately 3:26 p.m. Officers at the scene reported one of the vehicles was on fire along with serious injuries to multiple occupants. Pearl River fatal car crash and road traffic accident list for 1984. In Pearl River County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Castro of Nanuet drove a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta and was not injured. PEARL RIVER, N.Y. (WCBS via CNN) — A New York community is in mourning after a fiery crash killed two teens and left another with serious injuries.