Elderly woman loses control of car; kills man on bench in Goldens Bridge

Police say an elderly woman lost control of her car Tuesday and killed a man sitting on a sidewalk bench in Goldens Bridge.

The incident occurred near the Goldens Bridge Post Office by the North Country Shopping Center. According to police, the car driven by Anna Greenblat, 89, went out of control, sped across a sidewalk and hit a bench. Police say 83-year-old Daniel Martin, of Pound Ridge, was trapped underneath the car and later died of his injuries.

State troopers are still investigating why Greenblat lost control of her car. Police have not filed any criminal charges against Greenblat. They say the incident appears to have been a tragic accident.

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