A mother and an infant were killed, and her three children injured after a 53-year-old Fishkill resident driving an SUV hit the group as they crossed Route 52 in Fishkill.
The incident occurred around 8:40 p.m. Sunday near the I-84 Diner near Old Glenham Road, when the driver of the 2003 GMC Yukon failed to see the family attempting to cross the road from the north shoulder and struck them, state police said.
The mother, Zuleyma Lopez, 28, and her child, Abel E. Torres-Lopez, 10 months, were declared dead at the scene, the three other children were transported to Westchester Medical Center, state police said.
Traffic was shut down along the roadway for hours as state police accident investigators processed the scene. The road reopened around 12:30 a.m. Monday.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or with information, is asked to contact state police investigator Kent Smith at 845-677-7300.
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