Rochester Police said the person who found the woman unresponsive on the street was an off-duty EMT. Despite performing life-saving efforts by the EMT, the woman was pronounced dead.
RPD said the victim may have been struck by a car that was traveling northbound on Lake Avenue. Police added the striking vehicle may not be aware they hit a person.
The Major Crimes Section is conducting an investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A woman died after she was found collapsed in the roadway on Lake Avenue Sunday night, according to the Rochester Police Department.
Officers said the incident happened in the 700 block of Lake Ave. The woman, who was in her 50s, was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.
Investigators said that the woman did not have any signs of trauma and didn’t believe that she was hit by a vehicle or that there was any foul play.
The cause of her death is still under investigation and RPD is asking anyone with information to call 911.