25 February 2022
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Carla A. DiRienzo
Troop T Commander
 
 


 
PRESS RELEASE
 
 

On February 24, 2022, at about 10 p.m., State Police responded to a reported crash on I-287 in the town of Harrison, Westchester County.

The preliminary investigation determined that George S. Wilkinson, 37, of White Plains, NY, was driving eastbound in the left hand lane at a high rate of speed when he veered into the center lane and struck a vehicle being driven by Leah D. Gardiner, 51, of Stamford, CT.  Wilkinson lost control of his vehicle, which crossed all three lanes and went over the guiderail, striking a large sign and catching fire.

Wilkinson was pronounced dead at the scene. Gardiner was not injured.

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