Woman killed by falling tree in Armonk identified as wife of Yankees executive

Police say a 2021 Toyota was headed northbound on Route 128 in Armonk between School Street and Leisure Farm Drive when the tree fell.

News 12 Staff

and Jonathan Gordon

Apr 3, 2024, 11:56 PM

Updated 48 days ago

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The woman who was killed by a falling tree in Armonk has been identified as the wife of a New York Yankees executive, according to the Associated Press.
The team released a statement Thursday evening about Cathy Tusiani, saying she was "beloved by out front office staffers, who were privileged to experience and bear witness to her kindness, intelligence, sense of humor, and great love for her husband, Michael, over the two-plus decades of dedicated service he has provided the Yankees organization and the Steinbrenner family. As we share in the pain and grief with Michael, daughters Alexa and Julia, and the entire Tusiani family, the Yankees stand with them to offer our complete support and unconditional love as we navigate this unimaginable loss."
News 12's Jonathan Gordan's report from Wednesday night.
North Castle police say one person was killed when a tree fell on a car during Wednesday's storm.
Police say a 2021 Toyota was headed northbound on Route 128 in Armonk between School Street and Leisure Farm Drive when the tree fell. It happened around 5:30 p.m.
The driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle. Police had not officially identified the driver as of Thursday evening.


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