16 July 2021

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander
 
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
 

Claverack, New York – On July 14, 2021, the New York State Police in Livingston began investigating a motor vehicle crash involving serious injuries at the intersection of State Route 9H and State Route 66 in the town of Claverack.

Initial investigation indicates at approximately 12:53 a.m., Dean P. Beverly, age 21, of Poughkeepsie, NY, operating a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on State Route 9H failed to stop at a red light at the intersection with State Route 9H and struck a 2002 Volvo S-40 operated by Seth Kritzman, age 32, of Hudson, NY.  This collision caused the Volvo to then strike a 2007 Toyota Highlander operated by Lorie Pell, age 56, of Hudson.

The 2007 Silverado left the roadway, overturned, and caught on fire.  Troopers arriving on scene broke the glass and extricated Dean Beverly from the engulfed vehicle.  Arriving Fire Department personnel extricated Seth Kritzman.  Both Beverly and Kritzman were transported to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries.  Pell was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital for evaluation.

Dean Beverly was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor. 

This investigation remains ongoing and updates will be provided when available.

 
 
 

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