SOMERS, N.Y. - Members of the community are mourning the loss of Somers resident Clint R. Herbert this week.
Herbert, 42, was driving his 2008 Toyota pick-up truck eastbount on Route 202 at around 9:01 p.m. on Sunday night when he apparently lost control of his vehicle and entered the westbound lane, striking head-on a 2013 Ford Explorer, which was being driven by 62-year-old Michele McIsaac of Baldwin Place, according to a preliminary release by the State Police.
Herbert was transported to Putnam Hospital Center and pronounced deceased, police said. McIsaac was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash was reconstructed by the New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit and remains under investigation. It does not appear that alcohol or drugs contributed to the cause of the crash.
“It is with a great deal of sadness that I am informing you of the death of a parent of several students in our schools,” wrote Matthew Carr, director of Human Resources & Student Services, in an email to parents on Monday night. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this time of loss and grief.”
Herbert is survived by his wife, Dawn, his children Kenneth, Stephen, Michael, Austin, Rebecca, Alexis and Jayden, his parents Kenneth and Linda Herbert and his in-laws Joseph and Linda Colby. He is also survived by his siblings, Lance (Teresa D'Aversa), Wayne (Tricia) Herbert and Shiloh Herbert. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive family and friends at the Westchester Funeral Home in Eastchester from 4 to 8 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 24, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Monday, Jan. 25. The Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe. Interment to follow at Kensico Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, jdrf.org or gofundme to help fund his kids' education. You can sign the online guestbook at westchesterfuneralhome.com.