SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - After finally locating her family, the Saratoga Springs Police Department has identified the woman who was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing a city street.
Police say the woman, 55-year-old Jamie Jo McBride of Mukilteo, Washington, was in a crosswalk at the intersection of Ballston Avenue and Hamilton Street and had the right of way when she was hit Friday afternoon. She died around 8 p.m. at Albany Medical Center.
Police were having a difficult time locating family members of the victim who died after being hit by a pickup truck driven by 28-year-old Paul Nicholson II of Saratoga Springs. They would not release McBride's identity until family was notified of her death on Monday.
Authorities have charged Nicholson with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. He's being held in jail on $100,000 bail.
Police say the accident remains under investigation.