Fatal car-pedestrian crash in Scotia

The crash happened on Route 5 in the village, police said

SCOTIA – A woman was struck and killed by a car in Scotia Wednesday evening, Scotia police said.

The crash happened at about 6:40 p.m. on Route 5 in front of 24 Mohawk Ave.

The victim was treated at the scene by Scotia Fire Department paramedics and taken to Ellis Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Update: Police identify woman killed in Scotia car-pedestrian crash, Nov. 29, 2018

The woman’s name has not yet been released. Scotia police could not be immediately reached Thursday morning for an update on the investigation.

The New York State Police are assisting.


Photo of firefighters and the vehicle:


Scotia firefighters work to save a woman struck by a car Wednesday in Scotia. The woman was later pronounced dead at Ellis. Photo by Peter Barber/Gazette Photographer

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