28 December 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Fishkill, New York – On December 27, 2020, the New York State Police from the East Fishkill and Wappinger barracks investigated a fatal motor vehicle and pedestrian crash on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge.

At approximately 11:27 p.m., the State Police were notified by the New York State Bridge Authority that a pedestrian was seen on bridge security cameras walking on the southern span of the bridge.  Troopers responded to the scene to unfortunately find Stephen Tomlins, aged 41 years, of Beacon, NY, deceased.

At this time only still frames from bridge camera footage is available.  The included images show the possible vehicles involved in this crash.  The State Police are asking for any possible drivers or witnesses to come forward and contact us at (845) 677-7300.  Please refer to case# 9998089.


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