Ahken Chu tragically died in a car accident that happened on the Orange Turnpike in Tuxedo. He was unable to survive the big collision with the fully laden tree truck.
He was brought to the hospital by first responders, but they were declared dead.
What Happened To Ahken Chu?
Ahken Chu was tragically killed in a car accident in New York according to his relative’s posts on social media. He is the son of former NYPD 48 Precinct Police Officer Maggie LaBoy.
According to CBS News, a person was killed in a head-on collision near the boundary between Rockland and Orange counties. He was later idnetified as Ahkem Chu.
It happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. Monday on Tuxedo’s Route 17, often known as the Orange Turnpike.
On 4/18/22 Ahken Chu III, son of my dear friend, retired #NYPD PO Maggie LaBoy, was tragically killed in a car accident. Please donate & share to help them during this difficult time #BackTheBlue 💙🖤😞🙏🏼
— Angel L Maysonet🇵🇷🇺🇸👮🏻♂️💙🖤 ✭ (@bigricanman) April 18, 2022
14pt;”>According to CBS2’s Tony Aiello, this segment is a two-lane road, as opposed to the split roadway through Paramus or Monticello.
Oneonta athletics stated that Ahken Chu was a senior wrestler in Suny Oneonta.
Based on the images, two individuals with the same name appear to be one individual. However, it will be confirmed by news from a credible source.
In the year, 2020, with his best year as a Red Dragon, Ahken Chu closed off a stellar career for the wrestling team. Chu earned multiple distinctions on his way to a 37-6 overall record.
According to newshamlethub, Chu tied for the most tech-falls among Division III wrestlers with 16 on the season. Chu’s season was highlighted by his victory at 141 pounds in the New York State Collegiate Wrestling Championship, making him only the second Oneonta wrestler to do so.
In the process, he became the first Red Dragon to be named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler.
Chu also earned All-Conference honors after winning the Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference title at 141 pounds. He finished second at the RIT Invitational and fourth in the NCAA Mideast Regional championships to earn All-Region honors.
He was progressing rapidly in his career in wrestling.
Ahken Chu Car Accident And Collision In Tuxedo, NY
Ahken Chu was involved in a car accident and collision that took place on Orange Turnpike, in Tuxedo, New York.
According to early findings, a 2007 Honda Accord driven by Ahkem Chu III, 23, of Chester, was going south on Old Route 17. Suddenly, it crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a fully laden tree truck.
Ahkem Chu, 23, dies in crash that shut down Route 17 on border of Rockland and Orange counties 💥👩👩💥 https://t.co/z4VpuLrdJ1
— Coleen Grigg (@coleen_grigg) April 19, 2022
14pt;”>The driver was brought to the hospital by first responders, but they were declared dead.
The truck’s two occupants were not gravely hurt. The roadway was closed for many hours. The Town of Tuxedo Police Department and the Town of Ramapo Police Department aided state police at the site.
Ahken Chu Death News And Tribute On And GoFund Me
The news of Ahken Chu’s death is making the rounds in the media, thanks to the backing of his father’s buddies. Retired NYPD officer, Maggie Laboy’s buddy has launched a fundraising initiative to help support her family during these difficult times.
They have raised $9,871 so far and are on track to meet their $25,000 goal.
You can go and fund for the family here on Fundthefirst.com