Police Investigating Fatal Accident In Bath

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Friday in the town of Bath.

According to New York state Police, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the State Police in Bath responded to a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian on St-Rte 415 in the town of Bath.  A pedestrian was attempting to cross St-Rte 415 when the operator of a westbound motor vehicle struck the pedestrian.

The injured party was taken to Ira Davenport Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The operator of the motor vehicle was also taken to the hospital and is being interviewed by State Police.

Police say alcohol may have been a contributing factor and more information will be released when it becomes available.

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