Orange County teacher dies in car crash

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An Orange County community is mourning the loss of a local coach and teacher after he was killed in a New Year's Day crash.

Chris Page was a high school English teacher at James O'Neill High School in Highland Falls. He also coached the junior varsity football team. 

Police say the 27-year-old died after his car slammed into a utility pole on Route 300 in Newburgh on Monday.

The school says its offering grief counselors to the students during this difficult time.

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