Man identified from fatal car fire

COPAKE — Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett disclosed the name of the victim in the fatal car fire in the town of Copake that happened on Friday, June 14. 

“Thirty two year old Rudy Martinez of 543 North Mountain Road in the town of Copake died when the vehicle he was sitting in caught fire. Martinez’s dog also perished in the fire,” stated the Sheriff’s Office press release. 

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