Man killed in Canandaigua hit-and-run identified, police say there is ‘person of interest’

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CANANDAIGUA, NY (WROC) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run in Canandaigua Saturday and police say there is a person of interest in regards to the investigation.

Police say the man, identified Monday as 62-year-old Edwin Wesley, was crossing the street on a motorized scooter within a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a green, mid-1950’s Ford Pickup truck on Main Street. The vehicle then fled the scene.

Wesley was brought to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight, where he later died from his injuries.

“Currently a person of interest in the investigation has been identified but has not disclosed the location of the vehicle,” Canandaigua police officials said in a press release Monday. “Anyone who is knowingly aiding in the concealment of the vehicle may face criminal charges.”

Authorities say investigators are still seeking the public’s assistance with locating the green Ford pickup and/or additional information regarding its operator.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Mastracy at phone number (585)-337-2109 or at email PJM@canandaiguanewyork.gov. Officials say information provided can be anonymous and will be kept confidential.


Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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