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Pedestrian struck by pickup truck in Shortsville: NYSP investigating

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A car-pedestrian incident occurred in the village of Shortsville on November 17 when a truck collided with a person on Water Street.


Troopers from Canandaigua were called to the scene at approximately 5:47 p.m. following the accident.

The area, typically quiet, became the focus of an intense investigation as authorities worked to understand the circumstances of the incident.

The preliminary investigation has uncovered that a 2022 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 45-year-old Michael R. Orwen of Shortsville was traveling southeast on Water Street when it struck a 68-year-old male pedestrian crossing the road.

The victim was immediately transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment for a non-life-threatening head injury.


Initial reports indicate that the driver of the vehicle showed no signs of impairment at the time of the accident.

This incident has triggered an active investigation by local authorities. The focus is now on piecing together the events leading up to the collision and determining any contributing factors.

As of now, no further details have been released about the condition of the pedestrian or any potential charges or citations related to the incident.