**Updated to include the names of the crash victims** State Police investigate fatal Dover collision

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**Updated to include the names of the crash victims** State Police investigate fatal Dover collision


NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Robert M. Nuzzo
Troop K Commander

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

State Police release the names of the two men killed following a one-car crash that occurred on Weils Road in the Town of Dover yesterday.

A preliminary investigation indicates that Otto W. Eisermann, age 33, of North East, New York,  was operating a Ford pick-up truck eastbound on Weils Road when for an unknown reason, the vehicle exited the roadway.  The truck over-turned and came to rest partially submerged in a pond approximately 5’ from the roadway.  Eisermann and his passenger, Billyjack A. Hubert, age 30, of the Town of North East were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact the Dover Bureau of Criminal Investigation by calling (845) 677-7300.

********************************************************Dover, New York – On December 23, 2016 at approximately 7:20 a.m., State Police from the Dover Plains barracks were dispatched by Dutchess County 911 to Weils Road for a vehicle reported to be upside down in a partially frozen pond.

Troopers arrived on scene and observed a vehicle approximately 5’ off of the roadway submerged in the pond.  The New York State Police SCUBA Unit was contacted to assist with extricating the vehicle from the icy pond.   Subsequent to the vehicle being removed from the water, two male occupants were located inside of the vehicle deceased. The victim’s names are being withheld at this time pending notification to their next of kin.

The collision is being investigated by the New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Forensic Identification Unit.  It is unknown if drugs and or alcohol were contributing factors to the collision.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact the Dover Bureau of Criminal Investigation by calling (845) 677-7300.

Also responding to the scene of the crash were members of the JH Ketcham Hose, Northern Dutchess Paramedics, Town of Dover Highway Department, and the Dutchess County Medical Examiner.

 

Author: Harlem Valley News