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Friday accident claims life of pedestrian in Fishkill

Friday accident claims life of pedestrian in Fishkill

FISHKILL After being hit by a car near Fishkill on Friday morning, a male pedestrian died. near at 6:24 a.m., there was an accident near Fishkill’s Route 9 and Merritt Boulevard crossroads. Law enforcement personnel conducted an interview with the driver of the vehicle as they remained at the scene.

The report of a car versus pedestrian accident was forwarded to Fishkill Police, Rombout Fire Department, and Empress EMS by Dutchess County 911. Along with Empress EMS staff, a fire chief from a nearby district was also in the vicinity and arrived at the incident shortly after.

After being taken to Montefiore St. Luke’s-Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, the person was declared dead, according to authorities.

The man’s identity is being kept secret until his family is notified.


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