Lt. Gov. Hochul OK after NYS Police vehicle crash in Dutchess County


HYDE PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — A New York State Police vehicle transporting Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul rear-ended a vehicle Thursday evening near Poughkeepsie, N.Y. in Dutchess County.

Hochul and an aide were in the vehicle when the crash happened; neither were hurt.

The state police vehicle transporting the lieutenant governor was traveling east on Crum Elbow Road in the Town of Hyde Park when it rear-ended a vehicle that had stopped to turn left onto Cardinal Road, according to New York State Police.

Jacob Rosado, 25, of Poughkeepsie was driving the rear-ended vehicle.

He complained of neck and back pain.

Rosado was later treated and released from Vassar Brothers Hospital.

New York State Police said an investigation in the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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