Investigators with the Schuyler County Sheriff’s office say they are investigating a fatal car vs. pedestrian crash that left a 6-year-old dead.
On Saturday around 6:05 p.m. deputies responded to the crash, which occurred on State Route 414 in the town of Hector.
Deputies said in a release that Sidnee Turner, 57, of Painted Post was southbound on Route 414 when she was unable to stop for a 6-year-old child who ran into the roadway.
The child, identified as Risha Rohith, of Plainsboro, New Jersey, was transported to Schuyler Hospital but succumbed to her injuries.
The Burdett Fire Department and Schuyler Ambulance both assisted at the scene.
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