Sloatsburg Man Dies After Collision with Car While Riding Lawnmower on Route 17

Ramapo Police say one of two unidentified Sloatsburg brothers who were riding a lawnmower on Route 17 last night has died of his injuries following a collision with a car. The accident took place near the intersection of Washington Avenue. Police say the two men, a 29 year-old and a 30 year-old, attempted to cross Route 17 into traffic and were struck by a 2006 Honda travelling southbound. The Honda driver remained on scene and cooperated with police. Rockland Paramedics and Sloatsburg EMTs treated and transported the men to Hackensack Medical Center. RPD’s Crash Investigation Unit, along with the Ramapo Detective Bureau, is currently investigating. No charges have been filed.

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