Woman dies after being hit by pickup truck in Genesee County

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ALEXANDER, N.Y. — A crash on West Bethany Road in Genesee County left an 89-year-old woman dead.

Deputies say Ruth McVay was hit by a pickup truck as she tried to walk across the road in the town of Alexander. The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office says the truck was coming up over a hill and the driver swerved trying to avoid a collision.

When deputies arrived, they found McVay lying in the road. She had been hit by the driver’s side mirror. She died later at Strong Hospital. The driver is the person who called 911.