RPD: Man dies after getting punched, hitting head on pavement

August 20, 2019 11:59 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — One man is dead after a fight in Rochester Monday night.

Police say they were called to break up a fight on Saratoga Avenue around 6:20 p.m.

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When they got there, they found Tommy Rash, 61, unconscious in the street. Police say 35-year-old Steve Woodward punched Rash in the head then the victim hit his head on the pavement. 

Rash was pronounced dead at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Woodward is charged with criminally negligent homicide.


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