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Mohegan Lake Driver Charged In Fatal Route 9 Accident

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. -- Police have charged a Mohegan Lake driver with second-degree vehicular manslaughter after allegedly causing a fatal accident on Saturday, May 10, according to

Police say Richard M. Wright, 19, was driving south on Route 9 near the Putnam County line when he crossed a double yellow line and hit a car carrying Miguel Santos and his wife, Helen E. Santos, head on, said.

Miguel Santos was rushed to Westchester Medical Center with undisclosed injuries. Helen Santos did not survive, reported.

East Fishkill police say the accident is under investigation, according to

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