State Police Investigating Fatal Car-Pedestrian Crash

State Police in Marcy are investigating a fatal car-pedestrian crash that occurred shortly after noon on Bartlett Road  in the town of Westmoreland, Oneida County.   The investigation revealed a 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage, operated by Bruce F. Neidl,  age 75, from Westmoreland, NY was traveling southbound on Bartlett Road  when he approached an incline in the roadway and noticed a man walking  near the double solid yellow line in the roadway.  Neidl attempted to  swerve but was unable to avoid striking the pedestrian.  The pedestrian has been identified as Charles T. Hast,  age 71, from 6271 Bartlett Road and was crossing the roadway after  checking his mailbox.  Mr. Hast was transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries   The investigation is continuing.


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