Afternoon News

WRCR News – Tuesday June 21st

Police have identified the two victims of that deadly car crash which occurred Sunday night off of I-287. Sam Cali and Leo Vagias, both 19 years old, were thrown from the vehicle after it went off the highway and into the woods. Cali and Vagias were childhood friends, as well as, former football teammates at Don Bosco Prep. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

In Sloatsburg this morning, Police are investigating the death of a man who was found outside of a burning car off of I-87. The man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was discovered around midnight after firefighters reported the burning car. The investigation continues as police have yet to identify the victim or the cause of the fire.

Yesterday, a twin engine plane had to make an emergency landing at Republic Airport on Long Island. The plane, which took off from a Westchester airport, landed with its gear up at an estimated speed of 125 MPH. The pilot, 68 year old Jan Nerud, and his passenger were not harmed during the incident.

The Rockland Boulders continue their home stand tonight at Palisades Credit Union Park as they look to move ahead in the standings and take one from the first place New Jersey Jackals. Coverage begins at 6:30 pm here on WRCR.

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