The victim of the tragic incident on Route 59 between Dutch Lane and Route 45, which occurred in the early hours of the morning, has been identified as a 41-year-old male resident of Spring Valley. Sources tell Monsey Scoop that initial witnesses stated that the driver fled the scene, but it has since been clarified that the driver of the vehicle involved cooperated with law enforcement. The driver is currently at the Spring Valley Police Headquarters for further investigation.
Chevra Kedusha services were not needed in this tragic incident.
Route 59 has been reopened, Monsey Scoop will provided an update as more information becomes available.
Original article from this morning below:
In a tragic hit-and-run incident at 4:30 AM, a male pedestrian was fatally struck on Route 59 between Dutch Lane and Route 45.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Spring Valley Police are investigating the hit-and-run, and Route 59 in the affected area is currently closed for the investigation.
Please avoid the area! Monsey Scoop will provide an update once it becomes available to us.