Ulster County Sheriff’s Office: SUNY New Paltz student killed in hit-and-run near campus

Authorities say the accident occurred on Route 208 on Tuesday when 22-year-old Raymond Rattray was walking home from class on the shoulder of the southbound lane.

Rob Taub

Jan 25, 2024, 3:19 AM

Updated 176 days ago

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The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office says a SUNY New Paltz student was killed in a hit-and-run near campus.
They say the accident occurred on Route 208 on Tuesday when 22-year-old Raymond Rattray was walking home from class on the shoulder of the southbound lane. They say he was struck by a dark colored sedan traveling south near Hawk Drive and Cross Creek Road.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, according to authorities.
Authorities discovered Rattray’s body on Wednesday afternoon in a wooded area approximately 20 feet from the road.
Rattray, from New York City, was a student at SUNY New Paltz.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Ulster County Sheriff's Office at 845-338-3640.


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