The Mid Hudson News reported recently that a man from Liberty, New York was killed on the evening of Saturday, April 10, 2021 along NY State Route 52 when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene of the accident.
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According to officials with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place between 9:40 p.m. and 9:50 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, April 2, 2021 along New York State Route 52 between Frankie Lane and Hanoffee Drive in the town of Liberty. A man 60 years of age was found dead on the shoulder of SR 52, and investigators determined he had been unloading groceries from his car when a westbound vehicle struck him and then fled the accident scene. Investigators believe the suspect vehicle is a 2010 to 2012 dark blue Subaru Legacy with front-end damage.
Anyone with information on this vehicle or suspect driver is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 845-794-7100 or the sheriff’s confidential Tips Line at 845-807-0158.
In addition to Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office deputies, responders from the Liberty Fire Department, New York State Police, Liberty Village Police, Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office and New York State DOT also responded to the accident scene.