The staff at the Warwick Valley Dispatch sends their condolences to the family and friends of John Guerra, 17, of Warwick NY, who died as a result of injuries sustained from a car accident on Mon., Jul. 23 at approximately 10:30 p.m. John was a student at S.S. Seward Institute in the Village of Florida. The school has counselors and staff members available today from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the high school.
John was driving a 2005 Honda Civic south on Union Corners Rd. when the vehicle left the roadway in the area of Wheeler Rd. and rolled over coming to rest against a tree. According to the Town of Warwick Police Department, he was the only occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The New York State Police, Florida Fire Department, Warwick Ambulance and the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office all assisted at the scene.The Warwick Police Department is conducting an ongoing investigation.