State police are investigating a pedestrian/auto accident that claimed the life of Luke Morrison, 24, of Glenmont at 4:20 Sunday morning, June 26.
The incident happened in the south bound lanes of the New York State Thruway near the 139 mile marker, about one mile south of exit 23. According to police reports, Morrison was walking along the fog line in the left lane when he was struck and killed.
State Police are requesting that anyone with information regarding the accident contact them at 783-3211.
The New York State Police accident reconstruction team was on the scene, this morning, which closed the south bound lanes between 23 and 22, backing traffic up for several miles.
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