A 17-year-old Sparkill girl is dead and a Sparkill teen and a Blauvelt teen were injured after their car ran off the New York State Thruway in the rain Saturday night, according to State Police.
Police said the accident took place about 7:08 p.m. on the southbound side of the Thruway in Plattekill. At the time, police said the roadway was wet from rainy weather.
The car, a 2008 Subaru, went off the roadway and down an embankment, ending up against a tree.
Police said Quincy Marie Hedges, 17, of Sparkill was sleeping in the back seat of the car when it crashed. She died at the scene of the crash, according to police.
Hedges is the daughter of Wendy Lee MacDowell of Sparkill, owner of the Lady Locksmith in Sparkill, formerly located in Nyack. Hedges was a high school senior who was attending classes at Rockland Community College in Ramapo for her senior year.
Police said the 18-year-old male driver from Sparkill, David Brown, was injured, and an 18-year-old front-seat passenger from Blauvelt, Connor Vasquez, was also injured. They were taken for treatment to St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie.
State Police investigators were called out to review the crash. There were no charges in connection with the accident.
Arrangements for services for Quincy Marie Hodges are being handled by Hannemann Funeral Home of Nyack. Arrangements are expected to be completed by Monday.