New Details In Schoharie Accident Emerge
New details concerning the tragic accident which claimed 20 lives on Saturday in Schoharie County have been discovered as the investigation continues. According to New York State Police investigators are continuing with interviews of witnesses and family members and autopsies of victims are being done at Albany Medical Center. Police are not releasing accident victim names until all have been identified and families have been notified. Police request that anyone that may have been in contact with the victims that day during their ride in the limo, to call 518-630-1700.
The National Transportation Safety Board is also investigating the limousine company called Prestige of Saratoga County. It has been confirmed that the driver of the limousine involved in accident did not have the type of license required to operate that vehicle.
In the meanwhile, the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office has issued a press release on grief counseling being offered this week by Red Cross Mental Health Disaster workers to the general public and first responders in Cobleskill at the Office of Emergency Services facility at 2783 State Route 7, Cobleskill. For more information call Colleen Flynn, Schoharie County Emergency Manager at 518-295-2276