2018 Year in Review: Fatalities
In our 2018 Year in Review, Hudson Valley Post is looking back on the top news stories for the year. We digging into the archives regarding insects, animals, plants; business; wild weather; fatalities; and celebrities
In this post, we take a look back at some of the tragic stories that rocked the local area in 2018.
- A 10-year-old boy died from complications of the flu in the Hudson Valley.
- A high-speed chase between a Porsche and police in the Hudson Valley had a horrific ending with at one dead.
- A Hudson Valley teacher, coach and father of two suddenly died.
- A beloved Hudson Valley teacher fell to his death while on vacation.
- A woman was found dead floating in one of the largest creeks in the Hudson Valley.
- Local officials took action after six people died from drug overdoses in the Hudson Valley.
- A child who spent most of her life in the Hudson Valley was buried in the local area after she was allegedly killed by her parents.
- A Hudson Valley woman was found dead inside a Dutchess County hotel room.
- The beloved owner of a very popular pizzeria in the Hudson Valley was killed in a gruesome crash on 684.
- An inspiring, young Hudson Valley girl who inspired the area to light up in pink passed away.
- A Hudson Valley man was killed in a gruesome accident that shut down 84 for over 9 hours.
- A teacher from the Hudson Valley is one of two people who was killed during violent storms in Connecticut.
- The body of a woman who jumped off the Mid-Hudson Bridge was recovered.
- A woman was found dead in Hyde Park and her husband was arrested.
- Just days before he was going to start high school, the body of a missing Hudson Valley teen was found.
- Hours after a wedding in the Hudson Valley two police officers, including the groom, were killed when a brand new Maserati crashed into a tree.
- Two men were charged after a teacher from the Hudson Valley was found dead in his school's bathroom.
- A beloved Hudson Valley teacher and coach lost his life on New Year's Day.
- A missing Hudson Valley woman was found dead in the Hudson River.
- Police believe a man committed suicide on Interstate-84 in the Hudson Valley.
- A child in the Hudson Valley lost her life during a tornado
- Just a few weeks from graduation, a Hudson Valley high school senior tragically lost her life.
- A teen was fatally shot in the head several times near a Hudson Valley high school.