Police identify 29-year-old man who died in fall from Newburgh Beacon Bridge

Police have identified the man who died Tuesday night after falling off a bridge.

News 12 Staff

Aug 31, 2022, 7:26 PM

Updated 635 days ago

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Police have identified the man who died Tuesday night after falling off a bridge.
Police identified the victim as 29-year-old Paul Montenero from Poughkeepsie.
Police responded to the Newburgh Beacon Bridge around 9:50 p.m. They say Montenero fell from the bridge after his vehicle became disabled in traffic.
Montenero attempted to get to a safer location along the pedestrian walkway adjacent to the road but apparently fell through a gap, according to officials.
Montenero's body was recovered by the Orange County Technical Rescue Team.


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