Prude Death Investigation

Police identify pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on N. Union, says no foul play occurred

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was struck and killed on North Union Street, early Monday morning.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to the area around 3 a.m. for the report of a person struck. Upon arrival, officers found a man who was struck, the unknown vehicle had fled the scene prior to police arrival and has not been located. The man was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and was later pronounced dead.

Tuesday, Rochester police identified the victim as 33-year-old D-Markos Trammell of Rochester, New York.

Police say that their investigation shows that no foul play occurred.

Rochester police said that witnesses reported the victim may have been lying in the street when he was struck by the unknown vehicle, which did not stop. Police say “it is possible that the striking vehicle did not realize they struck a person in the roadway.”

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