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Newburgh mourns police officer killed in off-duty snowmobile accident

Officials say Daniel Romano, 32, was off-duty when he was killed in a snowmobile accident last night in Herkimer County.

News 12 Staff

Jan 29, 2022, 4:45 PM

Updated 874 days ago

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The Town of Newburgh Police Department is mourning one of its own.
Officials say Daniel Romano, 32, was off-duty when he was killed in a snowmobile accident Friday night in Herkimer County.
According to Webb Town Police, Romano collided with a tree on the Webb Snowmobile Trail System. He was pronounced dead a short time later.
Preliminary investigation shows speed was among the factors in the accident.
Romano had been a member of the department since October 2018. He is survived by his wife and two children. A GoFundMe page has been set up.



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