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Vehicle Involved In Grand Island Hit & Run Located.

*Update* The vehicle in this collision has been located. The NYSP thanks the public and the media for the tips and assistance given in this investigation.

NO other information will be released at this time.

On June 13, 2017 at 8:06 PM, Troopers responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on East River Road, Grand Island, NY. Investigation reveals that newer black four-door Dodge pick-up truck with passenger side mirror damage struck Dana Papaj, 53 of Grand Island on the west shoulder of the roadway and left the scene. The Papaj has been transported to Erie County Medical Center and is in critical condition. NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded. This collision occurred on East River Rd between Whitehaven Road and Riverwoods Drive.

This is still an active investigation. *If you have any information contact State Police at: 585-344-6200


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