03 December 2022
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander
Lewisboro, New York - On December 1, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the Cross River Shopping Center parking lot on North Salem Road at approximately 8:45 p.m.
The victim, Randi J. Blattberg, age 65, of Mount Vernon, NY, was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital with life-threatening injuries. She was later transported to Westchester Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.
Investigation with the assistance of the Westchester County Real Time Crime Center, determined the operator who struck the victim and then fled the scene was Jeffrey S. Dickens, age 62, of South Salem, NY. He was subsequently arrested for Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident, a class D felony.
Dickens was arraigned before the town of Lewisboro Court and remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $35,000 cash bail, $100,000 bond, or $200,000 partially secure bond. He is scheduled to reappear before the court on December 12, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.