Wake held for Port Jervis teen killed in crashPosted: Updated:
Mournful family members and friends gathered today at wake services for a Port Jervis teen who was killed in a car crash this week.Minisink High School student Daniel Garcia, 17, was killed when his friend, 16-year-old Christian Thomas, crashed head-on into a Chevrolet SUV.Police say Thomas was attempting to pass another car when the accident happened. They say excessive speed and driver inexperience played a role in the crash.
Officials say Thomas remains in critical condition.Garcia's relatives say they're devastated over the sudden loss. Relatives say the high school junior did volunteer work and dreamed of being a detective one day.Funeral services for Garcia are scheduled for Saturday in Port Jervis.Teen driver in fatal Deerpark crash remains critical1 teen dead, another critical after Deerpark crash