UPDATE: Death Toll Rises to Two in Tragic Interstate 287 Car Wreck

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HARRISON, NY – Two people have now been confirmed dead following a tragic accident on Interstate 287 on Thursday night in Harrison

According to authorities, 50-year-old Jamie Paucar’s 2006 Jeep was struck by a 2018 BMW operated by 57-year-old Jordan Wachtell. Wachtell died at the scene while a 17-year-old passenger died on the way to the hospital. Two other 17-year-old passengers were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Paucar suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims’ families at this time.

Disclaimer: This post should not be construed as legal advice. The injury lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., regularly update our readers on the latest news in New York and Long Island to make our community safer. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt in accidents in our community know what to do to keep themselves and their families safe, and if you’ve been injured in an accident, we can help.