A 70-year-old pedestrian in Greene County, New York was killed after a tragic snow plowing accident Tuesday night January 17th, 2024.

As snow fell across much of New York over the last few days many Hudson Valley roads have been full of trucks with plows on them as folks do what they can to safely move freshly fallen snow from roads, driveways, and parking lots.

Often times when we get significant snow it can be dangerous to go outside, not only while driving but also walking can also be extremely dangerous and in some cases deadly.

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Snow Plow Driver Fatally Strikes Coxsackie, NY Woman

Back on Tuesday at approximately 8:45 p.m. a 66-year-old man from New Baltimore, NY was plowing the parking lot at the Peppertree Apartments located at 1 Peppertree Drive, Coxsackie when he tragically struck a woman who was walking in the parking lot.

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According to the Greene County Sheriff's Office, the unidentified driver was plowing the lot in a 2020 Chevrolet 3500 pickup truck. As he went to reverse the truck and start backing up he reportedly backed into the woman crossing the parking lot.

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Active Accident Investigation

Police didn't release much information regarding the victim of the accident, except that the 70-year-old woman did pass away from her injuries according to WRGB.

The accident is currently still under investigation by the Sherriff's Office and the New York State Police. If you have any information that might help in the investigation police are asking you to contact them at 518-943-3300. When more information becomes available we will update this article.

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