Police: White Plains man dies in fiery I-287 crash

A White Plains man died in a fiery crash on I-287 in Harrison Thursday night.

News 12 Staff

Feb 25, 2022, 5:09 PM

Updated 823 days ago

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A White Plains man died in a fiery crash on I-287 in Harrison Thursday night.
Investigators say George S. Wilkinson, 37, was driving eastbound in the left hand lane at a high rate of speed around 10 p.m. when he veered into the center lane and struck a vehicle being driven by Leah D. Gardiner, 51, of Stamford, Connecticut.  
Wilkinson lost control of his vehicle, which crossed all three lanes and went over the guiderail, striking a large sign and catching fire.
Wilkinson was pronounced dead at the scene. Gardiner was not injured.
Photos courtesy Julian Silva Photography 


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