Police looking for driver seen racing through Barton, causing pedestrian to fall

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BARTON — Police want to speak with the driver of a truck after it was seen racing through Barton and caused a pedestrian to fall down.

The incident took place on Tuesday at around 4:00 p.m.

Police say a pedestrian was walking south on Route 16 near Stoney Lane when a light gray truck was spotted driving northbound at a high rate of speed.

The truck struck a water puddle causing the pedestrian to fall.

The pedestrian sustained injuries as a result of the incident.

At this time there is no further information as to the driver, or the vehicle involved.

The pedestrian was unable to get a make or model of the truck but says it was gray in color.

The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department is asking for assistance from anyone who may have witnessed this event.

You can contact them at 802-334-3333.

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