Albany, NY (May 22, 2020) – Police officials in Albany said that a man, now identified as Richard Harmon, was struck and killed by a motor vehicle on Manning Boulevard. The fatal collision happened at around 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, May 21st, according to authorities.
Officers say that Harmon was crossing the road when he was struck by a northbound vehicle. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they transported the victim to Albany Medical Center. He was pronounced deceased the following day, Friday, May 22nd.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was ticketed for failure to yield. The investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Richard Harmon at this time.
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