Bernice A. Rostocki car accident, Bernice A. Rostocki died in Thruway two-car accident on I-90

Bernice A. Rostocki Death – Obituary : 58-year-old Bernice A Rostocki, of Latham has died of injuries received in a deadly Thruway  two-car accident that happened at about 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2021 on I-90

According to report, Rostocki was driving a Toyota RAV4 that was crashed into by a tractor-trailer whose driver lost control off and crossed the centerline. The tractor trailer was driven by 28-year-old Jesula Estivente, of Uniondale, on I-90 between exits 24 and 25.  Estivente was heading eastbound and was trying to change from the center lane to the left lane when the veered off rumble strips and she overcorrected and she lost control of the truck.

Rostocki sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Albany County coroner after she succumbing to her injuries. Meanwhile, Estivente was taken to Albany Medical Center where she was examined by a drug recognition expert and was later released.

50-year-old Albert P. Kastner, of Chatham, who was a passenger in the tractor-trailer incurred non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Albany Medical for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.