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Vehicle Over Railroad Tracks, Fully Engulfed in Newburgh

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May 16, 2023 | NEW YORK BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

Middlehope-Newburgh FD responded to a vehicle off roadway in area of North Montgomery Street and Park Place on May 16th. E911 reported that a vehicle had left area of railroad tracks on west side of the Hudson beneath the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. City-Town-State Police responded and located vehicle over bank north of Pamelas Restaurant. Vehicle was fully involved-fire-fighters stretched hose lines up railroad tracks and started putting fire out-area where vehicle was started a semi-large brush fire. driver of vehicle fled the scene. Town/Newburgh EMS was at scene-Storm King Engine Company was at scene-. Police were searching 
for the driver of vehicle. 

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BOB MCCORMICKCorrespondent

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