Wrong-way Driver Investigation Continues

Police released the names of the two drivers who were killed in an accident that backed up traffic on the New York State Thruway for nearly two hours on Tuesday while officers investigated the crash. According to Police Captain Richard Mazzone the accident occurred when off-duty NYPD officer, 32-year old Richard Christopher of Suffern, drove South in the Northbound lanes on his morning commute around 7:00 AM and hit 59-year old Airmont resident James DeVito head on. Police stated that both men were pronounced dead at the scene and neither vehicle had any passengers inside. Officials are continuing investigating where Christopher entered the Thruway, the accident occurred between Exits 14B and 15, and were also waiting for toxicology reports as of Tuesday night.

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