Man, 26, dies after vehicle flips into pond in Orange County

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Jacob Farkas was pronounced dead at Orange Regional Medical Center soon after the Sunday night incident in Kiryas Joel, police said.

Police said Farkas, a Kiryas Joel resident, was driving a 2018 Hyundai Sonata east on Karlsberg Road about 7:20 p.m. when the vehicle veered across the road and down an embankment. It overturned and came to rest onto its roof, partially underwater, police said.

Firefighters and emergency personnel were able to get Farkas out of the vehicle and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on him, but he could not be saved, police said.


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