Pedestrian struck, killed in New Windsor; driver arrested

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The police investigation continued well into the night
(photo: Jim Lennon)

NEW WINDSOR – A pedestrian was killed Monday evening when struck by a vehicle at Route 300 just east of the New Windsor Cantonment State Park.
New Windsor Police were called to the scene at around 6:21 p.m., and found the victim lying on the side of the road. He was transported to the hospital where he died.
Witnesses at the scene told officers the vehicle involved fled. A police radio broadcast of the vehicle description was transmitted with Newburgh Town Police spotting the vehicle and the suspect.  The driver was being held late Monday night awaiting charges.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or who has information is asked to call New Windsor Police at 845-565-7000.