Year in Review: Hudson Valley Tragedies
In this post, we take a look back at tragedies that rocked this Hudson Valley this year.
Two Arlington High School students lost their lives in a one-car rollover collision.
Just before Dec., a Putnam County man, a teacher in the Bronx, was found dead in his school's bathroom from an apparent heroin overdose. He leaves behind three children and a pregnant wife.
In Jan., car that fled a Dutchess County stabbing caused the fatal accident on the Mid-Hudson Bridge.
In Nov., a Rockland County officer was fatally shot in the head driving in Orange County.
A 22-year-old from Poughkeepsie died after he crossed the double yellow lines on Route 44.
A mother who was a passenger on her husband's motorcycle lost her life when two motorcycles collided. Two others were seriously injured.
A 49-year-old Ulster County school bus driver was found dead in the back of his empty bus.
After spending time in prison for killing a man while driving drunk, an Ulster County man was accused of another fatal drunk driving accident.
A Saugerties man admitted he was very drunk and high when he crashed his car and killed his 22-year-old friend.
A former cop, a man who had ties to a local quadruple-homicide suspect, committed suicide after he was pulled over by police near an elementary school.
One worker died after a wall collapsed at a construction site in Poughkeepsie.
A 28-year-old Walden man was killed when an alleged drunk driver crashed head-on into his car in Montgomery.
One person died after a five-car crash on Interstate 84, near exit 20.
A 40-year-old from Phoenica died in a wood cutting accident.
A Putnam County woman trying to pass a tractor-trailer collided head-on with a car driving in the opposite direction, killing the other driver.
A teen and a 26-year-old lost their lives when their car hit a tree in Gardiner.
A three-state search for a missing elderly Sullivan County man spanning eight months, ended when his remains and SUV were found in the woods.
A mother and her young son lost their lives following a Black Friday fire in the Newburgh.
An Ulster County woman was killed when her cab was hit by an oncoming tree.
A Dutchess County woman lost her life in a fire inside her Hopewell Junction home.
Our thoughts and prays are with all of the family friends of the people mentioned in this article.
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