Newburgh man identified as victim in Yonkers fatal accident

County police say a car driven by Ronel Cook, 51, of Newburgh, veered off the road and struck a wall at an overpass.

News 12 Staff

Nov 21, 2022, 6:12 PM

Updated 546 days ago

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Police have identified the victim of a fatal car accident in Yonkers on Sunday afternoon.
County police say a car driven by Ronel Cook, 51, of Newburgh, veered off the road and struck a wall at an overpass.
It happened on the Cross County Parkway eastbound at the Seminary Avenue overpass in Yonkers.
Cook was killed. His 18-year-old son, Jayden, of Yonkers, remains hospitalized with serious injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.


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