Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Route 9 in Colonie


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A man is dead after being hit by a pickup truck. It happened near the Latham Traffic Circle after 6 Sunday evening. Thirty-two-year-old Randall Schanz was killed after being struck when walking along the southbound ramp of Route 9 up to the circle. The truck was travelling in the same direction on the ramp when it collided with the walker. The driver immediately stopped to check on the pedestrian and called 9-1-1 and Colonie police say neither impairment nor speed appear to be factors in the crash.


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