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Fatal accident in New York kills 16-year-old boy

A teenager is dead and another is seriously hurt following an accident in the early morning of April 30, according to local sources. New York police believe speed may have been a factor in the fatal accident that left a passenger dead and a driver injured. Their investigation into the crash is ongoing as of the latest report. 

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Woman killed in fatal accident in New York

An out-of-state woman is tragically dead following an accident involving a dump truck on the morning of Feb. 12, according to local sources. The woman, who was in New York for the North American International Toy Fair, was killed when she was hit by a dump truck while crossing a street. So far, no charges have been filed pertaining to the fatal accident.

Fatal accident leaves woman passeger dead in New York

A passenger is dead and the driver of the vehicle has been charged, according to police from the 94th precinct. New York authorities charged a 27-year-old Brooklyn man with negligent homicide and DWI following a fatal accident that claimed the life of his passenger. Police say their investigation is still underway. 

Prominent art curator dead in fatal accident in New York

Police have reported that a New York woman, known as an arthouse curator, was tragically killed on the evening of Dec. 6. She was, thankfully, the only victim of this fatal accident, though two other people -- including her boyfriend -- were sent to the hospital. The driver is facing criminal charges, and more could be pending.

Fatal accident kills 1 in New York

A retired police officer is facing charges following a serious crash in Carmel, according to local sources. The 57-year-old has been charged by New York authorities with several infractions, including driving under the influence and felony 2nd degree vehicular manslaughter after the fatal accident that killed a 54-year-old woman. So far, no court date has been announced. 

Fatal accident in New York kills 1

One person is dead and another is in critical condition following a serious crash in Fishkill, according to local sources. New York State Police are still investigating the cause of the fatal accident that claimed the life of an unknown individual. So far, they have not filed charges against either driver involved in the crash, but their investigation is considered ongoing as of this report. 

Tragic fatal accident in New York kills four

A horrendous accident is being attributed to a driver believed to have been drunk at the time of the crash, police are reporting. A trip in New York was cut tragically short when an allegedly drunk driver initiated a fatal accident that killed four women and injured an additional five people. The driver involved in the accident is facing drunk driving charges after fleeing the scene of the crash. 

Child dead following fatal accident in New York

An unspeakable tragedy has befallen a family following a devastating car accident in Virgil, according to local sources. New York police have reported that the fatal accident took the life of a child of indeterminate age. Several other people, including more children, were injured in the crash. Police arrested the driver, who now faces several charges including aggravated DWI pursuant to Leandra's Law. 

Off-duty New York officer dead in fatal accident

An off-duty NYPD detective was tragically killed when a suspected drunk driver struck his vehicle, according to local sources. The fatal accident happened early on Feb. 27, and apparently involved only the two vehicles. The driver of the other car was also seriously injured when first responders got him out of his vehicle, and he is currently undergoing treatment as well as being investigated for potential intoxication. No formal charges have been filed by New York authorities. 

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