State Police are asking the public's help as they investigate a fatal motor-vehicle accident that occurred overnight on a stretch of I-87 in Rockland County.
At about 4 a.m. Sunday, 54-year-old Paul Peacock of New York City was struck by an unknown vehicle, most likely a tractor -railer, while walking on the southbound New York State Thruway near the Ramapo rest area, state police said.
It is unclear why Peacock was walking on the thruway at the time of the collision and the vehicle involved failed to stop at the accident scene, according to police.
The Investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has information is asked to contact State Police at (845) 364-9424.
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