23 June 2020
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander
 

  
PRESS RELEASE
 

State Police are investigating a fatal car crash that occurred on Friday, June 19, 2020 at approximately 12:27 p.m. in the town of Wallkill. Troopers responded to State Route 17 for a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, troopers observed a vehicle down an embankment and fully engulfed in flames. Initial investigation revealed that 2007 Honda Accord was traveling west on State Route 17 in the left lane. The vehicle crossed both westbound lanes and exited the roadway on the north shoulder traveled down an embankment striking a tree and catching fire. Troopers attempted to extinguish the fire with fire extinguishers from their troop cars. The Circleville and Bloomingburg Fire Departments arrived and were able to extinguish the fire. The operator of the vehicle was unable to be extricated from the vehicle, later identified as Brandon A. Moulton, age 27 of the Bronx. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. All other occupants were able to exit the vehicle and were treated by the Town Of Wallkill Volunteer Ambulance Corp and Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Services. Two occupants, Alysha Nieves, age 25 and Destiny Morales, age 25, both from the Bronx were transported to Orange Medical Center. A third occupant, a three year old girl was transported to Westchester Medical Center via medevac.

 

The cause of the crash is unknown and state police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact the State Police Middletown at 845-344-5300

 

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