A Hudson Valley woman is accused of committing a fatal hit-and-run crash in the region.

Over the weekend, New York State Police asked for help as they began investigating a fatal car versus pedestrian accident in Dutchess County.

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On Saturday around 10:00 a.m., a woman was hit by an unknown vehicle on Merritt Boulevard near Vanderbilt Way in the town of Fishkill.

The woman hit was later identified as 72-year-old Balvinder Parihar of Fishkill, New York.

Parihar was transported to St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

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Anyone with information regarding this accident was asked to please contact the New York State Police at (845) 677-7300.

Arrest Made In Fatal Hit-And-Run In Fishkill, New York


On Monday, New York State Police made an arrest. Police allege 62-year-old Aida Y. Miranda of Fishkill fatally struck Parihar with a 2019 Kia Sorrento on Merritt Boulevard without reporting the incident.

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Miranda was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash, a class D felony.

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Miranda was arraigned in the town of Fishkill Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail. Her next appearance is scheduled for next month.

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