Police: 1 killed, 2 injured in East Fishkill collision involving garbage truck

Police say a garbage truck was traveling eastbound when it struck a car exiting Leetown Road around 8 a.m.

News 12 Staff

Jun 14, 2024, 4:58 PM

Updated 31 days ago

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A 74-year-old man was killed, and two others were injured in a crash Thursday morning on Route 52 in East Fishkill.
Police say a garbage truck was traveling eastbound when it struck a car exiting Leetown Road around 8 a.m. The driver of the car, Thomas Dunne, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two passengers believed to be Dunne’s grandchildren were hospitalized with minor injuries, according to authorities. The garbage truck driver was also hospitalized for further examination.
Police say the crash remains under investigation.


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