28 February 2022
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander
 

  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
Town of Wallkill - On February 25, 2022, at 1o:30 p.m., State Police from the Middletown barracks responded to State Route 211 in the town of Wallkill for a report of a vehicle crash. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1996 Ford Ranger was traveling east on State Route 211 and a 2007 Scion TC traveling west on 211 were involved in a head on collision. The operator of the Scion, Victor L. Hernandez, age 56 from the city of Middletown was pronounced deceased at the scene. The operator of the Ford Ranger, Bruce W. White, age 38 from the town of Montgomery was treated at the scene with non-life-threatening injuries by Town of Wallkill Ambulance. Neither operator appeared to be impaired. The cause of the investigation is still under investigation, State Police were assisted by the Town of Wallkill Police and Town of Wallkill EMS.
 

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