Victims identified in crash that killed 16-year-old girl, 2 men in Mount Vernon

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
3 Bronx residents killed in Cross County Parkway crash
The crash happened on the Cross County Parkway in Westchester County.

MOUNT VERNON, Westchester County (WABC) -- Police have identified the three people killed in a crash on the Cross County Parkway in Westchester County Friday.

Those killed have been identified as Garibaldi Reyes-Jerez, 22, of West 170th Street, Manhattan; John Pena-Martinez, 24, of Creston Avenue, Bronx; and Maria Vasquez-Guzman, 16, of Grand Concourse, Bronx.

They were passengers in a vehicle driven by Yordany Bautista-Hernandez, 21, of Tiebout Avenue, Bronx, who suffered minor injuries.

Police say numerous calls came in just before 2:30 a.m. alerting them to to the crash in the eastbound lanes in Mount Vernon, near the Hutchinson River Parkway.

Officers found a wrecked blue Toyota in the center lane and discovered the 16-year-old victim in the wreckage.

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The bodies of the 22-year-old and 24-year-old were found outside the vehicle.

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The cause of the accident remains under investigation.


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