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Fall River, Westport residents killed in New York crash

One Fall River and two Westport residents were killed in a New York crash according to New York State Police. A Fall River resident was also injured.

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One Fall River and two Westport residents were killed in a New York crash according to New York State Police. A Fall River resident was also injured.

On Wednesday, February 21 at approximately 10:30 a.m., New York State Police responded to a one vehicle rollover crash in the westbound lanes of the New York State Thruway in the town of Verona, Oneida County.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle lost control and rolled over near mile marker 256.

State Police have confirmed that three occupants of the vehicle are deceased:

Maria Braga, 81, Fall River, MA
David M. Botelho, 73, Westport, MA
Isabel Botelho, 72, Westport, MA

The driver, Joao Braga, 81 of Fall River, MA was transported and is being treated at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

The investigation is continuing.

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