A man who was struck by a car while walking along Route 22 in North Salem on Friday has died, confirmed New York State Police.
The victim was identified as William Geller, 47, of Purdys.
Geller was walking north on the northbound side of Route 22 in North Salem with his back to traffic when a 2005 Chevrolet Impala struck him, according to police from the Somers Barracks. The driver of the car, identified as Richard Bertram, 88, of Somers, rounded a slight curve and struck Geller from behind at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Feb. 15, according to police.
Geller was seriously injured and taken to Danbury Hospital's Trauma Center, where he later died.
Police are asking anyone with information about the collision to contact Investigator James Stirpe with the State Police Somers Bureau of Criminal Investigation (914) 277-3651.