East Fishkill Police Accident – The East Fishkill Police Department is mourning the tragic passing of one of their beloved officer who died today, Monday, the 18th of December 2023. According to reports, the police officer passed away from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Thoughts and prayers are with the officer’s family during this difficult time.
How did the crash happen?
On December 18, 2023, an investigation into a potentially fatal motor vehicle incident near the East Fishkill Police Station was initiated by the East Fishkill Police Department. To pursue the investigation further, a police officer from East Fishkill left the accident scene to attend to an injured individual at a nearby hospital.
Around 6:03 pm, a vehicle belonging to the East Fishkill Police Department, traveling south on the Taconic State Parkway near mile marker 36.2, went off the road for reasons unknown and collided with a tree.
The officer operating the vehicle, who was the only occupant, was taken to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital. Unfortunately, the officer was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
This investigation remains ongoing and will be updated as new information becomes available.
About East Fishkill Police Department
The primary mission of the East Fishkill Police Department is to safeguard the rights of individuals within its jurisdiction, ensuring freedom from criminal acts, protection of possessions, and promotion of a peaceful living environment.
The department, comprised of over 26 sworn officers and 10 civilians, serves the approximately 30,000 residents of the Town of East Fishkill, covering more than 50 square miles and 180 miles of roads. Recognized as a fully accredited agency since 1992, the department prioritizes community policing and operates 24/7 for emergency and routine services.
In addition to law enforcement, the department engages in criminal investigations, community programs, and technological advancements to provide efficient and high-quality services to the community.
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