No Charges in Fatal Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision on George F. Highway
New York State Police say no criminal charges will be filed after a homeless man was hit by two vehicles and killed on the George F. Highway in the Town of Union November 6.
Troopers say 38-year-old Wesley Conklin stepped into traffic on Route 17C near the Watson Boulevard crossover at Exit 69 at 10:24 p.m. Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Broome County Emergency Services officials say numerous ambulance, fire and law enforcement agencies were called to the highway as a couple driving from Westover toward Endwell reported hitting a person who stepped into the road in front of their vehicle. A second vehicle then also hit the man.
The George F. Highway was closed for several hours as accident reconstruction and police investigators worked at the scene.
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