NYSP: Fatal hit and run in Cortland County

On June 15, 2021 at approximately 7:26 p.m., New York State Police at Homer responded to a report of a hit and run involving bicyclists that were struck by a vehicle.  The incident occurred near the 29-hundred block of Route 26 in the Town of Cincinnatus.

Route 26 is closed between Telephone Road and Taylor Valley Road during the investigation.  A detour is in place.

A preliminary investigation at the scene indicates that four bicyclists were on Route 26 when two of the bicyclists were struck by a vehicle.  The vehicle did not stop.  One person is deceased.  A second person was transported by Cincinnatus Ambulance to Upstate Medical Center, their condition is unknown at this time.

Troopers are conducting interviews in the area as the investigation unfolds.

State Police Investigators and members from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are on scene.  Troopers are being assisted by Deputies from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department, Cincinnatus Fire Department and Cincinnatus Ambulance.

More information will be released when it is available.