Nurse dies after being hit by snowplow at Glens Falls Hospital

Warren County

UPDATE: Glens Falls Police have released the name of the woman killed, Kristen Stevenson, 33, of Queensbury.

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Tuesday, Jan. 26 around 5 p.m., the Glens Falls Police Department was called to Glens Falls Hospital for a snowplow that hit a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, medics provided first aid to the nurse that had been hit. Kristen Stevenson, 33, of Queensbury, ultimately died due to the injuries.

Glens Falls Hospital said in a statement, “The Glens Falls Hospital Community is heartbroken at the loss of one of our nursing staff in an accident here at the hospital on Tuesday Evening, January 26. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family, friends and colleagues.”

The initial investigation says that the driver of the vehicle was plowing snow and Stevenson unknowingly walked behind the plow as it was backing up. The driver then hit her.

The crash is still under investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

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