COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A court appearance for the man charged with speeding in the death of a teen crossing the street in Cohoes was adjourned until November.
Cohoes police said 48-year-old William Lamb was going 53 mph in a 40 mph zone when he hit 16-year-old Brittany Knight.
Knight was crossing 787 near Bridge Avenue when she was hit. Police said Knight did not wait for the signal to cross.
Since the accident, the city has put forward an initiative to make streets near 787 in Cohoes safer.
Lamb’s court appearance was adjourned until November 15.