Man Killed in Car-Pedestrian Accident


One person is dead following a car vs. pedestrian accident Friday night in Elmira Heights.

Just before 7:00 p.m., the Elmira Heights Police Department responded to a reported car vs. pedestrian accident at the intersection of E.14th St. and Horseheads Blvd.

Officers found an injured 79-year-old male from Elmira Heights in the roadway.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

According to the Elmira Heights Police Department, the man was riding his motorized scooter across E. 14th St. from Horseheads Blvd. and was struck on E. 14th St. by a 1994 Volvo operated by a 64-year-old woman from Elmira Heights.  

The investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact Elmira Heights Police at 607-733-6580.

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