18 July 2022

Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander

Greenburgh, New York – On July 17, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Greenburgh.

At approximately 9:45 a.m., Troopers were dispatched to the Sprain Brook Parkway near mile marker 5.6 northbound for a crash with a vehicle engulfed in flames.  Greenburgh Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived prior to Troopers but were unable to extricate the victim, Paul A. Fitzpatrick, age 21, of Yonkers, NY.  Fitzpatrick was pronounced deceased on scene by paramedics.

Initial investigation found Fitzpatrick was northbound on the Sprain Brook Parkway operating a 2017 Jeep Wrangler, veered from his lane for unknown reasons, and sideswiped a 2017 Toyota Sienna.  Fitzpatrick lost control of the vehicle which overturned several times before striking a tree causing the vehicle fire.

This investigation remains ongoing.


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