ORANGE COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Dr. John Hordines Jr., of New Windsor, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday fatal hit-and-run vehicle crash in Orange County.
Hordines, 54, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Cornwall early Sunday.
According to reports, Hordines was operating Chevrolet Tahoe on Route 32 in Cornwall, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a Honda Accord around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
Hordines was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
Hordines served as a vascular surgeon with Crystal Run Healthcare and was affiliated with the Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital.
Crystal Run Healthcare via Facebook:
“It is with great sadness that we share with you the untimely passing of our colleague, physician and friend, Dr. John Hordines, General Surgeon. Dr. Hordines was a respected member of the Crystal Run family and Montefiore St Luke’s Hospital medical staff, and served our community for many years. Our prayers are with his family at this most difficult time. He will be sorely missed”
No further details of the crash were provided by officials.
The investigation into what caused the crash is continuing.
Geo quick facts: Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 372,813. The county seat is Goshen. This county was first created in 1683 and reorganized with its present boundaries in 1798- Wikipedia