Spring Valley Man Killed in Orange County Hit-And-Run Incident

Sanitation worker for village of Kiryas Joel struck by car as he was crossing street.

State Police in Orange County are investigating a fatal hit-and-run
automobile accident today on Satmar Drive in the Village of
Kiryas Joel, where a sanitation worker from Spring Valley was killed.

Anastacio Vasquez of Spring Valley was collecting trash for the Village of Kiryas Joel Sanitation Department at about noon today when he was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the street.

A white mini-van was seen leaving the area after the crash. State Police said the investigation and an attempt to locate the vehicle involved are ongoing.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact the State Police in Monroe at 845-782-8311.

tom kelty December 12, 2012 at 01:12 AM
hmmm the last time that happened....it was in Monsey...If I remember correctly. strange.
Walt December 12, 2012 at 03:36 AM
Rest assured, the community will produce the hit and run driver to the authorities.
Tyler Durden December 12, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Good one Walt!
Tyler Durden December 12, 2012 at 11:22 AM
The police are looking for a van with body damage in Kiryas Joel. That should narrow it down, good luck with that. It's sad that the dead man was treated with less respect than an animal by the driver.


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