Local police are hoping for answers after a man was fatally hit by a car while crossing the street in the Hudson Valley.

On Monday around 5:30 p.m., officers from the New Paltz Police Department responded to a report of a person lying in the road on Main Street near the intersection of Joalyn Road.

Officers found the man and began rendering medical attention.

An initial investigation indicates the man was hit by a car while trying to walk across Main Street and was knocked to the ground.

The unnamed person was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The New Paltz Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident to call the New Paltz Police Department at 845-255-1323. All calls will be kept confidential.

Police didn't release details about the man who was hit or the car who hit him.

The New Paltz Police Department was assisted at the scene by New Paltz Fire Department and New Paltz Rescue Squad.

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