29 June 2020
  NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander

PRESS RELEASE

Harrison, NY – On Saturday, June 27, 2020, at approximately 4:21 a.m., State Police responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident.  The crash occurred on I-287 Cross Westchester Expressway eastbound, between Hutchinson Parkway and Purchase-Port Chester.

 

A preliminary investigation determined that for an unknown reason, a 2004 Mercedes-Benz, struck a delineator on the right side of the road causing the driver to overcorrect.  The vehicle struck the center median, overturned, and became fully engulfed in fire.

 

The sole occupant was confirmed deceased at the scene by the Westchester County Medical Examiner.  The name of the driver is being withheld until positive identification can be made and next of kin has been notified.

 

The accident investigation is ongoing at this time.  More information will be released when it becomes available.