Woman Killed By Car In West Haverstraw

An 88- year old West Haverstraw woman was killed on Saturday when she was struck by a car on Route 9W. According to officials Ernestina Quinones was walking from the bus to the Walnut Hills Senior Apartments where she lived after a shopping trip to the Palisades Center Mall when the Nissan hit her around 7 PM. Police have not issued a summonses for the driver, stating that it was an accident and sleeping and alcohol were not involved. According to Quinones’ son Jose Jr. the elder woman had taken the same bus daily for months to visit her husband of 67 years, Jose Sr., who passed away just eleven days before her on October 30. Her son stated that there will be a funeral on Wednesday from 5 to 9 PM at the New Jerusalem Church in Haverstraw and Mrs. Quinones will be buried on Thursday next to her husband at the Frederick W. Loescher Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

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