06 January 2020
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
 Troop T Commander
 
 

PRESS RELEASE
 



Pittsford, NY – On January 3, 2020, at approximately 9:36 p.m., State Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on I-90 westbound, in the area of mile marker 357.1, in the town of Pittsford.   
 
Further investigation revealed that Keith W. Siegard, 52, of Ithaca, NY, was operating his 2016 Freightliner tractor trailer westbound in the right lane when 24-year-old Lucas A. Petrison, of Pittsford, NY, stepped into the lane and was struck.    Petrison was not with any vehicle at the time of the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Siegard was not injured.
 
The accident was reconstructed by the New York State Police Troop E Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) and is still under investigation. 
 
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