Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Fatal Accident in Putnam Valley

Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports the investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident in the Town of Putnam Valley on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

At approximately 8:55 pm, Deputies were dispatched to Wood St near Meadow Crest Drive for an automobile accident with injuries. Deputies and Putnam Valley Fire Department members arrived on the scene and began extricating and providing medical aid for the occupants of the two vehicles involved. The driver of the first vehicle, 23-year-old Bryan Tumolo of Mahopac, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle, an 18-year-old Lake Peekskill man, and one of his two passengers, a 17-year-old female Putnam Valley resident, were airlifted to Westchester Medical Center with serious injuries. The other passenger, a 15-year-old female from Putnam Valley, was transported by Ambulanz medical ambulance to Westchester Medical Center.

Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle one was northbound on Wood Street when it crossed over into the path of vehicle two, which was southbound.

The New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit assisted Sheriff's deputies and Investigators at the scene with the investigation. Members of the Carmel Police Department also assisted at the scene. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call Sheriff's Investigators at (845) 225-8060.