Just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday, an SUV driving south on the northbound side of the Taconic State Parkway in Carmel, in Putnam County, struck and killed a motorcyclist, Jeffrey Divine, 22, police said.
There was a discrepancy between unofficial results that were called in and the actual numbers being uploaded from voting machine memory cards.
The latest incident involving a truck hitting a parkway overpass has officials taking another look at how to stop this from happening again, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.
There’s growing criticism about what’s being taught in New York State public schools under the controversial new Common Core curriculum.
The incident is believed to be the first since ‘Low Bridge – No Truck’ warnings were painted on the roadway surface, reigniting the debate over whether more needs to be done to keep trucks off of parkways.
Standard & Poor’s said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said “aggressive” toll increases may be needed.