Albany, NY (September 25, 2019) – A pedestrian, identified only as a 50-year-old man, was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle in the city of Albany Tuesday night, September 24th. The fatal accident took place around 7:15 p.m. along Washington Avenue Extension, in the vicinity of Fuller Road.
The victim was attempting to walk across Washington Avenue Extension when he was struck by a passing vehicle, according to police. The driver of the car involved stopped after the crash and assisted authorities.
Medical crews who were dispatched to the scene sadly pronounced the victim deceased upon their arrival. The official cause of the incident is under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
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