02 October 2019
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander
 

  
PRESS RELEASE
 
UPDATE: Photo of the vehicle involved in the hit and run on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in the town of Highlands: State Police are asking anyone who may have seen this vehicle to please contact the New York State Police Middletown at 845-344-5300.






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On Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at approximately 8:21 p.m., the Town of Highlands Police Department and state troopers from the Monroe barracks responded to a fatal hit and run motor vehicle accident that occurred on State Route 9W in the town of Highlands near the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.  The accident occurred when a tan or beige colored SUV traveling northbound attempted to make an illegal U-turn into the southbound lanes of travel.  A motorcycle operated by George R. Guy, age 62 of Highland Falls was also traveling northbound on 9W in the passing lane and was unable to avoid the action of the SUV and subsequently collided into the driver’s side of the SUV.  George Guy was ejected from his motorcycle and died at the scene.  After the collision, the SUV fled the scene. 

Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is being asked to contact the State Police in Middletown at 845.344.5300, reference case #9182887.  Information that is provided may be kept confidential. 

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