13 May 2021
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander


On May 12, 2021 at 8:30 p.m., state police from the Wurtsboro barracks responded to Mamakating Road in the town of Mamakating for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

Initial investigation revealed that Tamika Zambrano, 39 of Bloomingburg was walking on the north shoulder of Mamakating Road against the flow of traffic. A witness traveling west observed a red SUV strike Zambrano and then speed off towards Wurtsboro. A nurse who was in the area immediately rendered first aid and 911 was notified. She was transported by EMS to Garnet Medical Center where she was succumbed to her injuries.

Troopers and investigators located the suspect, Raymond M. Cammerino, 49 of Bloomingburg. The ongoing investigation revealed that Cammerino was operating a red 2006 GMC Envoy when he struck Tamika Zambrano and fled the scene. He was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death and Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd degree, both felonies. He had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .16 and was subsequently charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He was remanded to Sullivan County Jail in lieu of bail.


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