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07 June 2021
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander
 
PRESS RELEASE

Mount Pleasant, New York – On June 6, 2021, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in the town of Mount Pleasant.

At approximately 11:05 a.m., Troopers were dispatched to the area of mile marker 5.2 northbound on the Taconic State Parkway for a rollover motor vehicle crash.  Initial investigation indicates Jaylan P. Jaijairam, age 18, of Bronx, NY, was operating a 2020 Dodge Challenger at a high rate of speed and was unable to negotiate a curve.  The vehicle rotated one-hundred and eighty degrees before striking the guiderail and overturning.

Jaylan Jaijairam was transported to the Westchester Medical Center by Hawthorne EMS where he unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.

This investigation remains ongoing.