4-year-old dies from injuries suffered in head-on crash

A 4-year-old girl has died from the injuries she suffered in a crash on Route 32 just south of Cornwall.

News 12 Staff

Jul 26, 2021, 4:44 PM

Updated 991 days ago

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A 4-year-old girl has died from the injuries she suffered in a crash on Route 32 just south of Cornwall.
Officials say Journey Dorch was one of eight passengers inside her mother's Dodge SUV when the vehicle was struck head on by a 2009 Toyota Corolla on July 17.
Dorch and two others in their vehicle, including her mother, 32-year-old Catherine Swartz, were transported to Westchester Medical Center. The remaining passengers were transported to St. Luke’s Hospital with minor injuries. 
The driver of the Corolla, Helen Rivera, 38, from Newburgh, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Dorch’s family has started a GoFundMe page in hope of raising enough money to cover funeral expenses. So far more than $3,000 has been raised.



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