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Fatal hit-and-run on North Winton Rd.



Rochester, New York — A fatal hit-and-run incident happened on North Winton Road on Tuesday. Rochester police are investigating.

According to officials, there was a minor two-car crash near North Winton Road on February 6 around 2:20 a.m.

After the crash, 36-year-old Richard Massey, who knew one of the drivers, pulled over on the side of the road and was struck by one of the cars involved in the initial incident, authorities said.

After striking the victim the driver fled the scene, police said. Investigators identified and impounded the vehicle that fatally struck Massey throughout the next two days.

According to authorities, they are still in the process of determining whether striking Massey was an intentional act.

The registered owner of the car has not fully cooperated with officers, according to police.

According to officials, there is an abundance of physical and video evidence that is still being collected.

The Major Crimes Unit is asking anybody with additional information, specifically a witness operating a dark-colored SUV travelling northbound on North Winton Road at the time of the crash to call 911.