Victim of Fatal New City Accident ID’d

The victim of Sunday morning’s fatal car accident in New City has been identified. Clarkstown police say 21-year-old Jayde Marks of New City was killed around 1am Sunday after 22-year-old Michael Mercado of West Haverstraw drove drunk through a red light, crashing into her car. Clarkstown Police Detective Peter Walker says the accident occurred at the intersection of Route 304 and Germonds Road…

Clarkstown supervisor George Hoehmann says the state needs to make safety improvements to that intersection and Route 304, in general…

There were no passengers in either car. Mercado was transported to Westchester Medical Center for a non-life-threatening injury. Mercado is being charged with vehicular manslaughter, DWI, refusal to submit to breath test and going through a red light. He will be arraigned once he is released from the hospital.

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