Police identify woman killed in Scotia car-pedestrian crash

She was 70 and from Scotia, police said

SCOTIA — The woman killed Wednesday night in a car-pedestrian crash has been identified as Kathleen Allen, 70, of Mohawk Avenue. She was struck by an SUV at about 6:40 p.m. on Route 5 in front of a gas station at 24 Mohawk Ave.

It appeared she was crossing Mohawk Avenue, also known as Route 5, from the south side toward the gas station to the north when she was struck by the eastbound Jeep, police said.

Police identified the driver of the Jeep as Robert Delameter, of Scotia.

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Allen was wearing dark clothing at the time and was attempting to cross four lanes of traffic where there is no crosswalk, police said.

Delameter was not injured and is cooperating with the investigation, police said. Speed was not believed to have been a factor.

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