State Police Investigating Fatal Car v. Pedestrian Crash In Dryden

A 54-year-old Dryden man was struck by a vehicle on Turkey Hill Road in Dryden Tuesday night and subsequently died of his injuries.

New York State Police at Ithaca are investigating the accident that occurred at approximately 7:09 p.m., Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  Troopers were dispatched to the area of Turkey Hill Road near Stevenson Road, members from Varna Fire and Rescue were already assisting the victim and performing CPR.

An investigation revealed that the 54-year-old man was walking along the north side of the road pushing a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old Ithaca woman who was also traveling north.

A preliminary investigation shows that the 54-year-old man was walking in the lane of travel and left of the fog line, not along the shoulder.  The roadway is not lit in the area and he was wearing dark clothes.  The woman who struck the male did stop immediately and is cooperating with investigators.  No tickets have been issued.


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