The Medical Examiner's office is working to identify the six people killed Tuesday night in a Metro North train versus car crash in Valhalla.
A Danbury resident was among the passengers killed. Tomar Aditya, 41, died in the crash. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton says he has offered condolences to Aditya’s family. He says the family is asking that their privacy be respected at this time.
The driver of the SUV has reportedly been identified as 49-year old Ellen Brody of Edgemont, New York by Greenburgh Town Superviros Paul Feiner.
A financial services firm is mourning the loss of an executive. Mesirow Financial said Wednesday that 53-year-old Eric Vandercar was one of six people killed in Tuesday's Metro-North crash in Valhalla. The Bedford Hills resident was senior managing director for institutional sales and trading in the firm's New York office. The firm called Vandercar's death "a huge loss, personally and professionally.''
The other Bedford Hills resident was 69-year-old Walter Liedtke, who was a curator and historian at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. The other victims have been identified as 36-year-old Robert Dirks of Chappaqua, N.Y.; and 42-year-old Joseph Nadol of Ossining, N.Y.