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Funeral Set For Teen Killed In Yonkers Police Pursuit

Two teenagers were in a car that crashed as they fled police in November.
Two teenagers were in a car that crashed as they fled police in November. Photo Credit: Mark at flickr

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Wake and funeral services have been set for Jerry Crawford, the 16-year-old Yonkers teen who died following a crash as he fled police on Warburton Avenue.

Cousin TaQuan Gray has confirmed Crawford as one of the two teens in the crash, according to lohud.com. Crawford died on Sunday.

A wake will be held at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Yonkers on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Calling hours will continue on Friday from 9 to 11 a.m., with a funeral service to follow.

As previously reported , police pursued a stolen white 1997 Dodge Ram van with the two teens on Nov. 23, which crashed into Sharlene Stinson's automobile. Stinson was killed and the second teen, a 14 year old girl, remains in critical, but stable, condition.

Read more at lohud.com .

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