The Evening Tribune reported recently that an Allegany County woman was killed on the morning of Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in the village of Cuba, NY as she was walking across a busy roadway.
According to information from eyewitnesses as well as officials from the New York State Police, the incident took place between 5:55 a.m. and 6:05 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 20, 2021, along New York State Route 305 in the village of Cuba. A woman from Cuba, 43 years of age, was struck by a 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup truck as she crossed the intersection of NY SR 305 and another street. New York State Police troopers responded to the accident scene, as did a crew from Cuba EMS who medically transported her to the Olean General Hospital. However, the victim was pronounced dead of the injuries she sustained in the accident.
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The name of the driver of the pickup truck was not released. The accident remains under an active investigation and the New York State Police Reconstruction Unit is assisting in determining the cause of the accident. At this time, no determination of fault has been made.
Our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope that the investigation is swiftly concluded.