WESTTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — State Police say they're looking for the driver of a vehicle that fatally struck an 86-year-old man as he checked his mailbox in front of his upstate New York home.
Troopers say Donald Wester was hit by a small silver sport utility vehicle around 5 p.m. Monday while standing at his mailbox outside his home on Route 1 in the Orange County hamlet of Westtown, near the New Jersey border 55 miles northwest of New York City.
Police say the SUV didn't stop as it headed toward state Route 284.
Troopers say Wester suffered head and spine injuries and was flown to Westchester Medical Center, where he later died.
State police are asking anyone with information about the accident to call them at 845-344-5300.