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05 June 2018
*Update* State Police investigate fatal crash in Stanford
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robert C. Gregory
Troop K Commander
*Update -June 7, 2018, the deceased victims of this tragic crash are as follows: John A. Perry, age 46, Kelly L. Perry, age 40, both of Stanford, and Michael V. Lasher, age 35, of Lagrange, NY.*
Stanford, New York – The New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on June 4, 2018, on State Route 82 in the town of Stanford at approximately 10:44 p.m.
Initial investigation suggests the operator of a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer left the roadway, and struck a tree. After striking the tree the vehicle caught fire. The fire spread to a nearby house, and was extinguished by Stanfordville Fire Department.
The two front seat occupants of the vehicle were pronounced deceased on scene. A third occupant was airlifted to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The names are being withheld at this time pending notification to family members.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the State Police in Poughkeepsie by calling (845) 677-7379.
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