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Senior Citizen Dies After Car Strikes Him On Snowy Poughkeepsie Street

New York State Thruway Near Poughkeepsie - Feb. 9, 2013 (credit: NYSDOT)

New York State Thruway Near Poughkeepsie – Feb. 9, 2013 (credit: NYSDOT)

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say 74-year-old Hudson Valley man died after being struck by a car on a snowy street.

Town of Poughkeepsie police say Muril M. Hancock was hit around 12:30 p.m. Friday by a car as he walked near the shoulder of a street in this town 70 miles north of New York City. Hancock was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.

The car’s 18-year-old driver said she lost control because of snowy conditions. Police did not identify the driver.

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