ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Moshe Herzog and David Schneebalg, both of Monsey, New York, have been identified as the victims in a Monday morning vehicle crash in Rockland County.

Herzog, 27, and 26-year-old Schneebalg, were both killed in a vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor near Suffern early Monday.


According to reports, Herzog was operating a Chevrolet Tahoe on North Airmont Road near Exit 14 of the New York State Thruway I-287/87, when the vehicle came into contact with a Peterbilt semi-tractor, operated by 59-year-old Luis A. Velazquez, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, around 1:45 a.m. Monday.

The collision caused both vehicles to exit the roadway and enter a culvert. The Tahoe then burst into flames.

Herzog and Schneebalg were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma and thermal injuries.

Velazquez became entrapped in his big-rig. He was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Rockland County is the southernmost county on the west side of the Hudson River in the U.S. state of New York, part of the New York City Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.