Father and 5-Year-Old Daughter Among Those Dead in Twisted GWB Crash - NBC New York

Father and 5-Year-Old Daughter Among Those Dead in Twisted GWB Crash

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    Father, Daughter Identified as Those Who Died in GWB Wreck

    A father and his daughter have been identified as those who died in a wreck on the George Washington Bridge.

    (Published Friday, June 16, 2017)

    A New Jersey man and his 5-year-old daughter have been identified as the victims of a two-vehicle crash on the George Washington Bridge.

    50-year-old Hector Pedercini and his daughter, Marianna, died after his SUV crashed into a box truck that was stuck in traffic on the New York-bound side of the bridge on Wednesday night, authorities said.

    Pedercini's wife and mother-in-law, and his 1-year-old daughter survived the crash.

    The driver of the box truck was not hurt.

    2 People Dead, Including 5-Year-Old Child, in GWB Crash

    [NY] 2 People Dead, Including 5-Year-Old Child, in GWB Crash

    A car collided with a box truck on the upper level of the GWB, killing two, and hurting three others. Tracie Strahan reports.

    (Published Thursday, June 15, 2017)

    One of the victims had to be extricated from a vehicle. 

    The crash backed up traffic on the bridge late Wednesday night. Delays of 60-to-90 minutes were reported on the bridge shortly after 11 p.m. The bridge didn't completely reopen until around 2:30 Thursday morning.

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