Man killed while running across busy Latham road

A Troy man was killed while running across a busy road Sunday evening in Latham.

Police say a car hit 75-year-old Daniel Minehan on Troy-Schenectady Road near Swatling Road around 7:45 p.m.

The driver of the car immediately stopped to check on Minehan. An ambulance on its way to another call also stopped to help.

Minehan was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and witnesses told police the victim was trying to run across the road when he was hit and was not in a crosswalk. Police are still investigating, but they say at this point it appears to be pedestrian error.