Saturday, May 18, 2019


Two killed in I-84 crash were Beacon residents

(photo: Bob McCormick)

TOWN OF MONTGOMERY – Two people died Friday morning when their SUV ran off I-84 westbound in the Town of Montgomery and struck a tree, State Police said.  The accident happened around 6:41 a.m.

Killed were the driver, Heather Morgan, 36, and her passenger, Derick Jones, 37, both from Beacon.

Investigation revealed the vehicle left the road, entered the center median and struck a tree.

State Police are still investigating and ask anyone who may have information about the crash to call them at 845-457-1389.

Coldenham and Maybrook fire departments were called to the scene and found both occupants trapped inside. Both had to be extricated.


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