Car plunges off Central Avenue Bridge in Peekskill claiming the driver's life

The holiday weekend turned tragic in Peekskill after a car plunged off the Central Avenue Bridge Monday morning.

Police say the driver was a 24-year-old woman from California, who was temporarily living in Highland Falls. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman's name will not be released until her family identifies her body.The vehicle took out some phone lines on the way down knocking out service to parts of Peekskill and police headquarters, but 911 services was not interrupted.

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