An Endicott man is dead after being hit by a car on Interstate 81 north between the Great Bend and New Milford exits May 10.

State Police say 73 year old David Decker had pulled off the highway just before 7 p.m. to check his tires and was outside of his vehicle when a car driven by 23 year old Dylan Schmiel of Glens Falls crossed onto the shoulder, hit Decker’s car and Decker, killing him on impact.

A passenger in Decker’s car, 71 year old Judith Decker of Endicott and Schmiel were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The investigation is continuing.