Ballston Journal Fatal Accident in Milton

Man hit by car on Route 67

The Saratoga County Sheriff‘s office reported a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle Sunday evening, aroud 6 p.m.

Benedict Dejesus, 37, of Wilmington, DE, was walking in the driving lane on State Route 67, near Wood Road in the Town of Milton and struck by a vehicle heading east. Desjesus was transported to Albany Medical Center via Life Net Helicopter and was listed in critical condition.

The driver identified as Carl J. Thurnau of Burnt Hills, immediately stopped and remained at the scene until the arrival of emergency service personnel. There is no evidence of impairment or unsafe operation on the part of vehicle operator according to officials.

Nno charges have been filed at this time against Thurnau at this time. The crash is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit.

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