RPD: Man struck, killed by vehicle on Monroe Avenue

RPD: Man struck, killed by vehicle on Monroe Avenue

Updated: September 16, 2019 08:29 AM
Created: September 14, 2019 10:21 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Police Department says a man is dead after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday night. 

According to police, a 68-year-old man was walking on Monroe Avenue and Oxford Street where he was hit by a pickup truck driving west around 9:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

The investigation revealed that the man stepped into the path of the striking vehicle leaving the driver no time to react. The driver of the truck was not under the influence of alcohol and has a valid driver’s license. 

Officers are still reviewing video from the area, and interviewing witnesses at this time. 

The victim's identity has not been released. 

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