NY State Police Officially Release Names of All 20 Limousine Crash Victims - NBC New York

NY State Police Officially Release Names of All 20 Limousine Crash Victims



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    What to Know

    • Twenty people were killed in a limo crash in update New York over the weekend in Schoharie

    • The family of the limousine driver said in a statement on Tuesday afternoon that the driver was given a vehicle that wasn't roadworthy

    • State Police on Tuesday officially released the name of all 20 people who died in the crash

    New York State Police have officially released the identities and hometowns of the 20 people who were killed when a limousine crashed off a rural upstate road last weekend.

    Troopers released the information Tuesday afternoon, three days after the limo carrying 18 people crashed at an intersection in Schoharie, 25 miles west of Albany.

    The limo driver, all 17 passengers and two men standing in a store parking lot were killed. The cause of the crash is being investigated by state police and federal transportation officials.

    The identities of most of the victims have been previously reported in news articles. Authorities had said they would release a full list of names once all relatives were notified.

    The victims include: 



    • Axel J. Steenburg, 29, of Amsterdam
    • Richard M. Steenburg, 34, of Johnstown
    • Amy L. Steenburg, 29, of Amsterdam
    • Allison King, 31, of Ballston Spa
    • Mary E. Dyson, 33, of Watertown
    • Robert J. Dyson, 34, of Watertown
    • Abigail M. Jackson, 34, of Amsterdam
    • Matthew W. Coons, 27, of Johnstown
    • Savannah D. Bursese, 24, of Johnstown
    • Patrick K. Cushing, 31, of Halfmoon
    • Amanda D. Halse, 26, of Halfmoon
    • Erin R. McGowan, 34, of Amsterdam
    • Shane T. McGowan, 30, of Amsterdam
    • Amanda Rivenburg, 29, of Colonie
    • Adam G. Jackson, 34, of Amsterdam
    • Rachael K. Cavosie, 30, of Waterford
    • Michael C. Ukaj, 33, of Johnstown
    • Scott T. Lisinicchia, 53, of Lake George (the driver)
    • Brian Hough, 46, of Moravia (pedestrian)
    • James Schnurr, 70, of Kerhonkson (pedestrian)

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