Fatal Car – Pedestrian Crash Reported In Volney

State Police in Fulton are investigating a fatal car/pedestrian accident that occurred around 1 p.m.on Thursday (Aug. 28), on County Route 57 in the town of Volney.

The investigation revealed Elizabeth R. Wyant, 19, from Fulton, was operating a 2001 Dodge southbound on County Route 57 when she observed 25-year-old Megan J. Silliman, from Fulton, running in front of her car.

Wyant attempted to take evasive action, however she struck the victim with the right front bumper of her vehicle causing the victim strike the windshield of the car and landing in the roadway.

Silliman was transported to the Oswego Emergency Room then transferred to University Hospital in Syracuse where she was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is continuing.