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Teen hits, kills NY man lying in roadway

Teen hits, kills NY man lying in roadway

February 25, 2019 04:42 AM

WEST MONROE, N.Y. (WHEC) - State police are trying to figure out why an elderly man was lying in a busy upstate highway moments before he was hit and killed Friday night.

Troopers say a 16-year-old was driving on Route 37 in West Monroe in Oswego County when he saw a Jeep pulled over with nobody in it.

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They say the teen was distracted by the Jeep and couldn't avoid hitting the 77-year-old victim.

The teen is not expected to be charged.

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