NORTH SALEM, N.Y. A car traveling on Grant Road between Silo Ridge and Turkey Mountain roads Thursday evening went out of control and hit a telephone pole, North Salem police said. Officers directed traffic during the temporary road closure until New York State Electric and Gas workers were able to come and raise low-hanging wires. The Croton Falls Fire Department and North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps remained at the scene in case an emergency arose. The wires were repaired within a short time.
The following item also was reported by North Salem police:
On Friday, Officer Ralph Argiento responded to a call on Overlook Road, where an elderly man was found sitting on his back porch in an unconscious and unresponsive condition. Members of the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps, the Croton Falls Fire Department and the Westchester Paramedics also were on hand. An examination revealed the man had died, apparently from natural causes. There were no signs of trauma. The victims son and daughter-in-law also were at the scene.
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