Pedestrian struck, injured after student warned of road's danger

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A pedestrian was struck and injured by a driver while walking along a road in that was deemed dangerous just last weekend by a local sixth grader.

As News 12 has reported, Edgemont student Maya Barmecha is urging lawmakers install a sidewalk along Fort Hill Road from Longview Drive to Underhill Road.

MORE COVERAGE: Edgemont sixth-grader lobbies for safer sidewalks 

That's where a 67-year-old woman was struck by a car Friday night. Police say the victim was walking near the Fort Hill Road and Underhill Road intersection when she was hit by a turning SUV.

She was rushed to the hospital, but the extent of her injuries are unclear.

The driver remained at the scene but detectives are continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information on the crash is being asked to call 914-989-1725.

 

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