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Rochester, NY – Man Struck in Fatal Pedestrian Accident at E Main St & East Ave

Rochester, NY (October 2, 2019) – Police have now arrested a man in connection to a fatal hit-and-run collision that left a pedestrian dead on Sunday night, September 29th. The fatal accident happened at around 7:15 p.m. as the victim was attempting to walk across the intersection of East Main Street and East Avenue in the city of Rochester.

The victim, now identified as Michael Keating, 55, of Rochester, was crossing the intersection when he was struck by an SUV that fled the scene. Paramedics accompanied police at the site of the collision and quickly transported Keating to Strong Memorial Hospital. Hospital officials confirmed that he succumbed to injuries a short time later.

Police recently announced the arrest of 45-year-old Kenneth Smith, of Rochester, after determining that he was the suspect who struck Keating and left the scene. He was charged on Tuesday, October 1st.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Keating at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Rochester, NY – Man Struck in Fatal Pedestrian Accident at E Main St & East Ave

More than 10,000 people were either injured or killed in New York pedestrian accidents with a motor vehicle in 2018. The lack of protection in place for pedestrians sadly increases their likelihood of suffering serious or even fatal injuries following a collision with a vehicle. When a negligent party, such as a hit-and-run driver, causes injuries to you or a loved one, it is imperative to recognize the immeasurable value of experienced representation.

There are so many questions to ask when you or someone you love has been involved and injured in a serious accident. Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims throughout the United States who have sustained injuries in an accident. We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured as a result of an accident. To obtain a complimentary copy of your police incident report, contact our local attorney.

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