Fatal Hit & Run in the Town of Lewiston

June 29, 2013 Updated Jun 29, 2013 at 1:48 PM EDT

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Fatal Hit & Run in the Town of Lewiston

June 29, 2013 Updated Jun 29, 2013 at 1:48 PM EDT

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting a person lying roadside on Lewiston Road near the Upper Mountain Road Overpass. Lewiston Police arrived and discovered that a pedestrian was deceased. The investigation revealed that the person was struck by a southbound vehicle that fled the scene.

Evidence found at the scene determines a purple vehicle with blue and white pinstriping was involved. The vehicle in question has damage to the windshield, and a headlight and is missing a wiper blade. Anyone with information on the vehicle or the driver please call the Niagara County Sheriff's office at 438-3393 ext 1. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family.

The ongoing investigation will be updated as necessary. Any additional information/details will be released as necessary or appropriate.