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Fatal Train Vs. Car Crash in Kingston

By JOHN BECHTOLD, Correspondent | December 01, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 122921100

KINGSTON, NY - On December 1, 2021 at 4:00 P.M., the Kingston Fire Department and Mobile Life Support responded to the Smith Ave. railroad crossing for a train versus car accident. Upon arrival emergency personnel found two people entrapped in a 1996 Jeep Cherokee. Firefighters quickly extricated both victims. A male passenger was taken to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie where he was pronounced dead less than one hour later. The female driver received minor injuries. Kingston Police and CSX personnel investigated the accident.

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