Friday, November 2, 2007

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Young woman killed in car crash

Gardiner – A woman was killed Thursday afternoon when her car ran off Lake Road in the Shawangunk Valley area of the Town of Wallkill.

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office said Carla Aumick, 19, of Crookston Avenue in Wallkill had apparently driven across lanes on the road, struck a large tree on the opposite side of the road, traveled back and came to rest.

Fire and EMS personnel extricated the woman from her car. She was taken to St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh where she was pronounced dead.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by the Town of Shawangunk Police and Fire Department and local ambulance personnel.

Investigation continues into the cause of the crash.

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