The Syracuse Police Department is currently investigating a fatal accident that occurred on the 1100 block of Park St. at about 10:25 AM this morning.  Police responded to the scene after 911 received a call that a male had been hit by a vehicle.


Officers arrived on the scene and located a male lying in the roadway on Park St. near Mary St.  The male had been seriously injured after being struck by a 2006 Toyota Rav-4.  The male was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.  The male was later identified as 77 year old Daniel Hemingway of Syracuse. 



The preliminary investigation indicates that Hemingway was walking in the 1100 block of Park St. when he was struck by 23 year old Tamila Paw who was driving the Toyota.  Paw stopped her vehicle and remained on the scene until police arrived.  The cause of the crash is still under investigation and no tickets have been issued at this time.