There has been a fatal car accident this afternoon on Milton Road by Rye High School. Rye PD confirmed the fatality but we are awaiting further details.
UPDATE: MyRye.com received the following statement from Rye Police Commissioner William Connors at about 6:45pm (10/22/2009):
"FATAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CITY OF RYE OCTOBER 22, 2009
At approximately 3:35 P.M. on Thursday, October 22, 2009, a vehicle being driven southbound on Milton Road between Apawamis Avenue and Pine Lane collided with a truck parked at the side of the road. The operator of the passenger car, an eighty-seven year old female, was removed to Sound Shore Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The operator of the truck had exited the vehicle before the accident and was not injured. The truck was associated with a pavement repair being performed on a driveway across the street.
The cause of the accident will not be determined until completion of an investigation by the Westchester County Department of Public Safety Accident Investigation Unit. However, initial witness accounts did not indicate that speed was a factor.
The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin."
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