Family Injured in Dutchess Plane Crash

Relatives of Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

Four members of a family injured in a small-plane crash in Wappinger near the Hudson Valley Airport on July 19 are members of the extended family of Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, a Philipstown resident whose House district includes the Highlands.

The single-engine plane was flying from Ohio to Rhode Island when it ran low on fuel, according to news accounts. The pilot, David Scott, 50, was reported to be in critical condition. His wife, Tara, 50, and children, Jocelyn, 20, and Ryan, 17, were also injured.

A representative for Maloney said the family members are relatives of the congressman’s husband, Randy Florke.

“Randy and I want to extend our appreciation to the first responders and local authorities who were on the scene, as well as the medical teams working to treat our family’s injuries,” Maloney said in a statement.

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