Tragic accident that occurred on Saturday, September 4 at around 1:30 AM in Yonkers, New York. 42-year-old Martires Peña was tragically killed in a one vehicle accident that occured on Stanley Avenue. The victim was hanging onto the hood of a Subaru Forester driven by 43-year-old at Mercedes Vargas, when she sped away at a high rate of speed. Mr. Peña fell from the hood of the vehicle as it crossed Ludlow Street and crashed through a gate before striking a concrete barrier and wall. Mr. Peña was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Ms. Vargas has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family of the victim.
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