Early Morning Crash Claims the Life of Marlboro High School StudentDec 1st, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles
An early morning crash near Albertson Road, has taken the life of a 16 year old Marlboro High School student.
According to police, Sarah Smith of Newburgh died from her injuries sustained in a one car accident that occurred at 3:30 AM Saturday morning on Western Avenue in the Town of Marlborough.
The 1997 Ford Explorer she was the passenger in, was being driven southeast on Western Avenue, when the driver, 18 year old Devin Pierre, lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole on the passenger side.
Smith was repoortedly ejected from the vehicle and later pronounced dead at St. Francis hospital in Poughkeepsie.
Pierre and a 15-year-old female passenger were taken to St. Francis Hospital for evaluation and are reported in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
Marlborough Police were assisted at the scene by Marlboro Fire Department, the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office and Mobile Life Support Services.