29 August 2021
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander
 

  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
Stony Point- On August 29, 2021 at 4:50 a.m., state police from the Haverstraw and Monroe barracks responded to a two vehicle crash on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Stony Point. Initial investigation revealed that a Honda Civic traveling Northbound, operated by Raul B. Ortunouzha, age 29 from Peekskill failed to negotiate a bend in the roadway resulting in the vehicle crossing over the median into Southbound traffic striking a 2020 Mercedes Benz head on. Ortunouzha was pronounced deceased at the scene. The operator of the Mercedes Benz suffered non-life-threatening injuries. This is an ongoing investigation. 
 

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