MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. – A 32-year-old Mohegan Lake man was killed early Wednesday morning in single-car crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Mount Pleasant, according to the New York State Police.
Jason G. Shenkman was driving a 2008 Audi A6 northbound on the parkway around 12:03 a.m. when he reportedly lost control of the car, which entered the median and struck several trees before coming to a rest. According to police, a preliminary investigation indicates speed contributed to the crash.
Shenkman was transported by Briarcliff EMS to Westchester Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Shenkman’s cause of death is pending autopsy and toxicology, police said.