Syracuse, NY (December 06, 2020) – State Police in North Syracuse were called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Saturday, December 5th in the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 at the off-ramp for Syracuse Airport.
Police reported that, at about 7:25 p.m., Misty J. Goodnough, 58, a resident of Liverpool, got out of her vehicle, which was on the service road, to clear a piece of debris from the roadway. As she was doing so, she was hit by a 2015 black Ford Edge that was traveling in the same direction.
Initially, the driver of the Edge fled the scene. After a while, however, they reported the incident to local law enforcement.
Goodnough was transported via ambulance to Upstate University Hospital. She was pronounced dead a short while later.
This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Pedestrian Fatalities in Syracuse
Statewide statistics show that the rate of New York pedestrian accidents has risen exponentially in the past decade, starting with the spate of pedestrian fatalities that took place across the state in 2014, making it one of the most deadly years for pedestrians in recent history, especially considering seven pedestrians were hit and killed by motor vehicles in the first 12 days of the year.
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