Police identify woman hit and killed by tractor-trailer

May 15, 2017 12:32 PM

State police have identified the person hit and killed by a tractor-trailer on the Thruway this weekend.

She is 18-year-old Mariah Surgick of Schenectady.

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Police say Surgick and another woman were fighting on the side of the road near Exit 25 around 4 a.m. Saturday. That’s when Surgick got out of the car and tried to cross the busy highway to call a cab at a rest stop.

The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call state police.


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