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2 teenagers fatally struck by car driven by 86-year-old man

June 3, 2019

THOMPSON, N.Y. (AP) — Two teenagers have died after being struck by a car as they walked along a road in Sullivan County.

State police identify the boys killed in Sunday’s accident as 14-year-old Justin Finkel and 16-year-old Devin Zeininger, both of Rock Hill. They were struck around 3:15 p.m. as they walked along Glen Wild Road in the town of Thompson.

The driver was identified as 86-year-old Isaac Kantrowitz of Woodridge. Police say there’s no indication Kantrowitz was impaired at the time of the crash. The investigation is continuing.

The Monticello schools superintendent posted a message on the district website saying grief counselors will be available at the high school and middle school.

Kantrowitz is a retired Fallsburg town justice and a Woodridge village trustee.

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