MALTA, N.Y. — Two people were killed in a multi-car accident on I-87 on Feb. 6 that remains under investigation by New York State Police.
Jesica B. Dorronsoro, 28, of Halfmoon and David H. Johnson, 54, of Stony Creek were killed when struck by box truck operated by Jennifer Aidoo, 34, of New Britian, Connecticut.
A preliminary investigation determined that Fred Baxtrome, 59, of Fort Edward, was traveling in the center lane of I-87 south in a 2016 Honda SUV when he was struck from behind by a 2018 Buick SUV operated by Dorronsoro. According to police, Dorronsoro lost control of her vehicle, crossed the median, and came to rest in the center lane of I-87 northbound. Two passengers in Baxtrome’s vehicle were transported to Saratoga Hospital for evaluation.
While Dorronsoro was disabled in the center lane of I-87 northbound she was assisted by passing motorist Johnson. Both Dorronsoro and Johnson were standing behind Dorronsoro’s vehicle when they were struck by a northbound box truck operated by Aidoo. Dorronsoro and Johnson were both declared deceased at the scene. Aidoo was not injured in the collision.
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