ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was killed after getting struck by a vehicle on Lake Avenue Monday evening, according to the Rochester Police Department.
RPD said that around 11 p.m., officers located a man in his 50s who had serious injuries after getting hit by a sub-compact SUV. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and was pronounced dead.
The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and cooperated with police during the investigation. Police say that neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor in the crash and tickets were issued to the driver.
Investigators said that the vehicle was driving northbound on Lake Ave. when it hit the victim while he was in the left lane. It’s unknown if the victim was walking or standing still when he was struck.
The area of Lake Avenue has since re-opened after the investigation.