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Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
Thursday January 31st, 2013 :: 12:18 p.m. PST


An accident occurred this morning on Rt. 9D near The Shoppes at South Hills. . Visit for details and to report tips.

Release Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Subject: Accident, Personal Injury
Blotter Number: 2013-301908

Details: The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department reports investigating a car/pedestrian personal injury accident that occurred at approximately 6:47 a.m. on January 31, 2013.

The accident occurred on Route 9D near the Shoppes at South Hills exit roadway. A 2000 Honda Civic was being operated by a 42 year old Town of Poughkeepsie resident. The male operator was proceeding south on Route 9D when his vehicle struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian has been identified as Keama C. Lewis, male, age 36, of Wappingers Falls, N.Y. The preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was walking south near the southbound lane of Route 9D at the time of the accident. The investigation is continuing.

Town of Poughkeepsie Police were assisted at the scene by the New Hamburg Fire Department and Mobile Life Ambulance service personnel. Keama Lewis sustained severe but non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Saint Francis Hospital. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact the Town of Poughkeepsie Department Traffic Enforcement Unit at 845-485-3680.

Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
19 Tucker Dr
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 845-485-3666

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