Police: Pedestrian fatally struck by tractor-trailer ID’d as Orange County man

Police say the 70-year-old Orange County man was walking on the shoulder of Route 17 and stepped into the right lane when he was struck.

News 12 Staff

Dec 2, 2020, 7:29 PM

Updated 1,291 days ago

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State police unveiled new information about a man who was struck and killed in Wallkill Tuesday morning.
Police say the 70-year-old Orange County man was walking on the shoulder of Route 17 and stepped into the right lane when he was struck.
State police say the driver, who at this point was not at fault in the accident, immediately stopped and called 911.
At the request of the family, his name is not being released.


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