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The Schoharie limo tragedy: The victims, the investigation, the community outpouring

The Schoharie limo tragedy: The victims, the investigation, the community outpouring

A collection of coverage gathered from both The Daily Gazette and The New York Times.
The Schoharie limo tragedy: The victims, the investigation, the community outpouring
The crash site memorial at Routes 30 and 30A in Schoharie Oct. 16
Photographer: Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer

On Oct. 6, 2018, 20 people lost their lives when a limousine crashed in Schoharie. In the days that followed, details emerged of the victims and the investigation, all as a community mobilized and mourned.

Those killed were identified as husbands and wifes, sisters, brothers, friends and tourists: Limo passengers Axel J. Steenburg, 29; Richard M. Steenburg, 34; Amy L. Steenburg, 29; Allison King, 31; Mary E. Dyson, 33; Robert J. Dyson, 34; Abigail M. Jackson, 34; Matthew W. Coons, 27; Savannah D. Bursese, 24; Patrick K. Cushing, 31; Amanda D. Halse, 26; Erin R. McGowan, 34; Shane T. McGowan, 30; Amanda Rivenberg, 29; Adam G. Jackson, 34; Rachael K. Cavosie, 30; and Michael C. Ukaj, 33; driver Scott T. Lisinicchia, 53; and pedestrians Brian Hough, 46, and James Schnurr, 70.

Below is coverage of the tragedy gathered from both The Daily Gazette and The New York Times.

Victims

Investigation

Memorials

Vigils

Funerals

Scenes

Fundraising 

Safety

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