Fatal Crash On The Taconic State Parkway In Dutchess County

(East Fishkill, NY) -- A driver was killed Tuesday in a three vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway.

State Police say it happened in East Fishkill when 62 year old William Faint of Yorktown attempted to cross the Taconic while on Carpenter Road and collided with two other vehicles. "Mr. Faint’s vehicle spun before striking a utility pole, and coming to rest. Life saving measures were employed, but unfortunately Mr. Faint was pronounced deceased at the scene."

Two other people were injured. The crash led to a huge traffic jam during the evening commute. "East Fishkill Fire department, EmStar, and New York State Department of Transportation all responded to the scene."

Photo: Courtesy NYSP

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