Head-on crash in Croton-on-Hudson leaves one driver dead, other injured

(10/04/03) CROTON-ON-HUDSON - An early Saturday morning head-on collision in Croton-on-Hudson left one driver dead and the other gravely injured. Investigators say it was a high-speed crash on a dangerous stretch of road.

A spokesperson for the Croton-On-Hudson police says 29-year-old Jorge Hincapie was traveling eastbound on Route 129 when 39-year-old Janette Rivera came up Quakerbridge Road heading toward the village.

They crashed where the roads meet. Rivera was pronounced dead at the scene. Hincapie was flown by emergency stat flight helicopter, to Westchester Medical Center. The hospital has not released the condition of the surviving driver.

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