Cobleskill Police Car Strikes and Kills Man During Pursuit

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A man struck and killed by a Cobleskill Police car on Friday has been identified as 26-year-old Gerard Roldan III. 

Police say two marked police units were in pursuit of a reckless driver on East Main Street when Roldan tried to cross and walked into the path of one of those cars. 

The officer involved submitted to alcohol screening and voluntarily submitted a blood sample. 

He has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal review of the incident. 

The State Police are also conducting an independent investigation.

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