Mount Vernon woman dies after tree falls on her car causing a crash

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Mount Vernon woman is dead after a tree fell on top of her car Tuesday causing her to have a car accident, authorities said.

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The 34-year-old, Susan D. Braga, was driving on I-95 around 6:30 p.m. when a tree fell on her car near exits 18B and 19, police said.

After the tree bounced off the roof of her car, Braga’s car slammed into a Ford F250 truck driven by 36-year-old Jonathan Bellemare, according to officials.

Braga was fatally injured during the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bellemare was not injured as a result of the collision.

The incident remains under investigation.

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