Editor's Note: This article was written by Krista Madsen.
A 38-year-old Nanuet woman was charged with driving while
intoxicated by Westchester County Police after she allegedly struck and killed
a pedestrian on Route 9A Tuesday night.
A 55-year-old Briarcliff man was crossing Route 9A in the Town of Ossining from the northeast corner of the intersection of Route 134, police spokesperson Kieran O'Leary said.
County Police and Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to the call that a pedestrian had been hit at 10:15 p.m. Officials pronounced the man, who has not yet been identified, as dead at the scene.
The driver of the Nissan Altima, Michelle Sergio of Eagle Ridge Way, Nanuet, was booked on a DWI misdemeanor charge at county police headquarters in Hawthorne and held overnight pending arraignment in Ossining Town Court Wednesday.
Route 9A remained closed in Ossining until 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The circumstances of the accident remain under investigation but officials say the driver was heading northbound on 9A.
Sergio was arraigned this morning in Ossining Town Court. She is
currently being held at the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $250,000
Update 2 p.m.: Michelle Sergio was arraigned this morning in Ossining Town Court. She is currently being held at the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bail.