Canandaigua, NY (June 12, 2020) – Authorities responded to a fatal collision involving an off-duty Rochester Police Department officer in Canandaigua on Thursday night, June 11th. The incident happened along Woolhouse Road at approximately 8:30 p.m.
According to officials, Lieutenant Aaron Colletti, a 21-year veteran with the RPD was riding bikes with his 17-year-old son when they were both struck from behind by a pickup truck. The 71-year-old driver of the pickup remained at the scene.
Colletti was pronounced deceased at the scene and his son was treated for minor injuries. The events that led to this incident are under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Lt. Aaron Colletti at this time.
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