Police are investigating after a Hudson Valley teen was fatally hit by a New York City driver in Orange County.

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On Tuesday around 9:30 p.m., New York State Police in Monroe responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Forest Road in Kiryas Joel.

The initial investigation indicates, 18-year-old Michael Gestetner was operating a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse southbound on Forest Road when 16-year-old Aaron Freeman of Monroe abruptly entered the roadway and was struck by the vehicle, police say.

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Freeman was transported by ambulance to Westchester Medical Center and was ultimately pronounced deceased.

More information about the crash isn't known at this time. Police add the investigation is ongoing.

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