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ID Released For 20-Year-Old Woman Killed In Dutchess Crash

Route 9G and Vlei Road in Rhinebeck.
Route 9G and Vlei Road in Rhinebeck. Photo Credit: Google Maps

The identity of a woman who was killed in a two-vehicle crash that caused the closure of a stretch of Route 9G on Friday night has been released.

The crash occurred at approximately 6 p.m., in the area of Vlei Road in the town of Rhinebeck.

Initial investigation suggests Robert J. Dancy, 35, of Worchester, New York, operating a 1997 Ford Explorer, was traveling southbound on Route 9G, and drove to the left of the center lane markings. Dancy then struck Emily R. Wootton, 20, of Milton, Vermont, who was driving northbound, operating a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, state police said.

Wootton was pronounced deceased on scene by the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Dancy was transported with serious injuries to Westchester Medical Center.

This investigation remains ongoing, according to police.

Hillside Fire Department, Rhinebeck Fire Department, and Northern Dutchess Paramedics were all on scene to render aid with the crash.

This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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