Man dies after telephone pole crushes car in Wallkill

Police say a man has been killed after a telephone pole fell on a car in Wallkill. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. yesterday on Scotchtown Collabar Road. Police say the driver slammed into a guardrail and hit the pole, which snapped and fell onto the vehicle. Three people, including the driver, were in the car at the time. The backseat passenger escaped, but the two in the front were trapped inside for hours.

Reports say the driver likely died from his injuries.

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