Police ID victim in fatal Route 17 crash – News – recordonline.com – Middletown, NY
MAMAKATING – A New Jersey woman was killed in the Wednesday crash involving a car and a tractor trailer on Route 17.
State police said Carrie Ann Ganley, 36, of Bayville, N.J., was pronounced dead at the scene. Ganley was a passenger in a 2015 BMW driven by Alekos Patentas of Holmdel, N.J. State police said Patentas was driving west on Route 17 when he struck the rear of a 2006 Western Star tractor trailer driven by James Sisler of Amsterdam, N.Y. Patentas was flown to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla for treatment of head injuries. Sisler was treated for minor injuries at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. State police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash, or saw how either vehicle was being operated prior to the crash, to call investigators at 292-6600.
The Sullivan County District Attorney’s office is assisting state police in their investigation.