Vehicle hits, kills pedestrian in Colonie

Pedestrian struck, killed in Colonie

Police in Colonie are working to learn more about a crash that killed a pedestrian on Central Avenue near Moutntain View Avenue.

An investigation is under way after a man was killed in a Colonie crash.

The pedestrian was struck near Central Avenue and Mountain View Avenue around 6 p.m. Tuesday night, the Colonie Police Department said.

Officials said the driver couldn’t see the victim until after the crash already happened. This was because of the poor visibility from the rain and snow that hit the region.

The victim was also wearing dark clothing, not in a crosswalk or a stoplight, police said.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Colonie Police Department at (518) 783-2744.