Allegedly struck and killed pedestrian

New York State Police troopers arrested a Fishkill woman on Sunday (Oct. 22) who was charged with a felony for allegedly leaving the scene of a fatal crash.

Police said Aida Y. Miranda, 62, while driving a 2019 Kia Sorrento, struck Balvinder Parihar, 72, of Fishkill, at about 10:10 a.m. on Saturday on Merritt Boulevard near Vanderbilt Way before fleeing the scene.

A responding trooper applied lifesaving techniques until Parihar was taken by ambulance to St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, where she was later pronounced dead.

Miranda was arraigned before in the Town of Fishkill Court and sent the Dutchess County Jail. She is scheduled to return to court on Nov. 4.

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