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Pedestrian dead after hit by driver in Lockport

Posted at 8:33 AM, Aug 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 16:37:52-04

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after he was hit by a driver in Lockport, late Saturday night.

Investigators say a driver was heading westbound on Slayton Settlement Road when they hit the pedestrian, just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

The pedestrian was identified Monday as 26-year-old Osmer Perez-Joaquin of Mexico.

The driver was not hurt and is cooperating with investigators.

The investigation into the crash is continuing.