POLICE: Impaired driver fatally strikes Hoosick Falls man

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police say a man passed away after being hit by a car on River Road Saturday night.

According to authorities, police were called to the scene at 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Smith and Mechanic Street.

Upon arrival, they found a 22-year-old male that was struck by a vehicle. The victim was transported to Southwestern Vermont Hospital where he passed away.

Police say the driver is 55-year-old Daniel Harris of 1 Smith Street in Hoosick Falls.

Harris was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a B.A.C. over 0.18, leaving the scene of a personal injury auto accident, criminally negligent homicide, vehicle manslaughter in the 1st degree and manslaughter in the 2nd degree.

Harris was arraigned in village court and remanded to Rensselaer County jail with no bail.

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