NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander
Greenburgh, New York – On August 21, 2022, the New York State Police responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Greenburgh.
At approximately 12:34 a.m. Troopers were dispatched to the area of mile marker 7.6 southbound on the Sprain Brook Parkway for a vehicle off the roadway engulfed in flames. Yonkers and Fairview Fire Departments extinguished the flames and extricated the operator and sole occupant. Greenburgh Paramedics attempted life-saving measures but unfortunately pronounced the victim, Gavion P. Singleton, age 22, of Bronx, NY, deceased at the scene.
Initial investigation found Singleton was operating a 2017 Dodge Durango southbound on the Sprain Brook Parkway and left the roadway for unknown reasons. The Durango struck a guiderail then a utility pole before striking another section of guiderail and catching on fire.
This investigation remains ongoing.