A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening in the town of Chemung, and the New York State Police are investigating, according to Twin Tiers news reports.
Emergency responders were called to county Route 60 near Tomasso’s at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday for reports of an injured pedestrian. Tomasso’s is a restaurant and golf course.
According to one news report, the person struck by the vehicle received CPR on the scene. It was not clear if the pedestrian was transported to a hospital.
State police declined to release any other information at midday Wednesday.
We will update this post as more information becomes available. Our thoughts are with the pedestrian, and we hope to hear good news concerning his or her condition soon.
UPDATE – local media is now reporting that the collision occurred at approximately 9:15 PM on July 17, 2018. It is also reported that the pedestrian involved in this collision is a 15 year old girl who was walking home with her father, and that emergency crews were performing CPR on the girl at the scene. More information is expected to be released later today.
UPDATE #2 – We are very sad to report that pedestrian has died. 15 year old Xanadu Rumsey was pronounced dead at the Robert Packer Hospital after being struck from behind by a vehicle. It is reported that this was a hit and run collision, and the police continue to investigate and search for the driver involved. If you have any information concerning this collision, please contact the NY State Police at 607-739-8797.
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