Members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report a hit and run motor vehicle accident involving a Town of Rosendale Police Car on Route 213 in the Town of Rosendale.
On October 7 at about 9:10 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Route 213 in the Town of Rosendale for a report of a hit and run accident involving a Town of Rosendale Police car. The resulting investigation concluded that Petra Gehrung, 61, of Cottekill, was operating her vehicle eastbound on Route 213, when she crossed over the double yellow line striking a marked Rosendale Police car, disabling the police car and leaving the scene. Gehrung was issued a ticket for leaving the scene of a property damage automobile accident, to appear in the Town of Rosendale Court at a later date.
Deputies were assisted with the investigation by members of the Town of Rosendale Police Department and Town of New Paltz Police Department.