On October 24, 2020, at approximately 12:47 a.m., State Police responded to State Route 22B in the town of Schuyler Falls for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian.
An investigation at the scene revealed that a 2007 Hyundai Elantra operated by 19-year-old Madison C. Valenti, of Plattsburgh, struck 37-year-old Patrick S. Sorrell of Schuyler Falls in the vicinity of the Morrisonville Fire Department.
Clinton County Coroner Chad Deans authorized the removal of the body to the University of Vermont Health Network at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh where an autopsy was performed by Dr. Cara Soper on October 26, 2020. The results of the autopsy are pending, and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Plattsburgh at (518) 873-2777.