Interstate 684 fatal accident investigation in the Town of Southeast

The New York State Police from the Somers barracks are investigating a fatal collision involving three vehicles that occurred on northbound Interstate 684 north of exit 9W in the town of Southeast.

Jon A. Slater, age 54, of Danbury, Connecticut, was pronounced deceased on scene, and transported to the Putnam Hospital Center.

Initial investigation of the collision revealed that a commercial dump truck entered the roadway from the median onto northbound Interstate 684.  Slater’s vehicle rear-ended the dump truck then traveled into the middle lane and struck a third vehicle.

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the cause of this collision.


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