91-Year-Old Man Starflighted After Serious Wreck


Image by New York State Police.

POMFRET – State Police said a 91-year-old man was Starflighted following a two-vehicle collision on Route 5 Thursday.

Authorities said the man, identified as Donald Thering, was traveling northbound on Vanburen Road when he failed to yield to a vehicle that was traveling westbound on Route 5.



The driver of that vehicle identified as Matthew Coyle, reportedly slammed into the passenger side of Thering’s vehicle.

Authorities said the impact caused severe damage to Thering’s vehicle.

There’s no word on his condition or any charges that may be pending.



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