Victim in Jamestown hit and run dies


JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB)–UPDATE: Police say an 86-year-old man died of his injuries.

The vehicle was located on Fairmount Avenue by the Lakewood Busti Police. Police tell News 4 the driver of the vehicle is an 82-year-old woman.

Officials are not releasing the victim’s name at this time. According to police, the woman may have had a medical emergency prior to the incident.

She received treatment at UPMC Jamestown and transferred to UPMC Hamot for additional treatment.

Charges against the driver will be considered following an investigation.

ORIGINAL: Police in Jamestown are investigating a serious injury hit and run on Newland and Chautauqua Avenue in the city.

Investigators tell us it happened at 1:31 p.m. this afternoon.

Video from residences in that area is being reviewed. Police say they’re looking for a white newer model minivan, possibly a Chrysler or Dodge.

According to investigators, a man, walking with his bike on Newland Avenue, was hit by the van.

The Jamestown Police Department asks anyone with information to call them at 716-483-7537, 716-483-8477, or by the Tip 411 app.

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