State Police report that they responded to reports of a car vs pedestrian crash at the intersection of Rt. 202 and Maple Hollow Road in New Hartford at approximately 12:31 a.m.
It was found that the vehicle traveling west on Rt. 202 had struck Michael Ropiak in the roadway. He later succumbed to his injuries at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.
The vehicle’s driver was identified as Ruth Riesbeck, 23 of Athens, Ohio.
The accident remains under investigation.