Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A man was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after being hit by a car in Niskayuna.

The crash took place on State Street near the intersection of Mansion Square Boulevard at around 7:30 p.m. Witnesses said the man, identified as Garry Cognetti, was crossing the road when he was struck.

After some road closures around Balltown Road, Schenectady Police were able to conclude timeline of events related to the accident.

“The subject was struck from a vehicle that was traveling west bound on State Street,” Deputy Chief Michael Stevens said. “The vehicle is on scene. The subject has been transported to Ellis Hospital. It was determined that once they got to the hospital, ground was going to be a better option.”

Cognetti was taken to Ellis Hospital and was in critical condition after the accident. He later died as a result of the injuries suffered.

 

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