NISKAYUNA, N.Y. - The Niskayuna Police Department is currently investigating an accident in which a 75-year-old pedestrian was struck and later died from her injuries.
Police say 75-year-old Ellen Fogarty oF Niskayuna was struck and killed on Nott Street, west of the intersection with Balltown Road, around 12:35 p.m. Monday. Fogarty was struck as she was crossing northbound on Nott Street from a parking area to the shopping plaza located there.
The victim was struck by a car traveling eastbound, driven by 72-year-old Rafeal Garcia of Schenectady, according to police. Investigators are currently working to interview witnesses to confirm the victim was crossing in a crosswalk.
Police say there is no indication of alcohol involved and Garcia was wearing a seatbelt.
No tickets have been issued at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
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