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DATE/TIME: Monday, April 11th, 2005 / 04:40 PM
SUBJECT:UPDATE APR 9TH STATE STREET AUTO-PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT

The 59-year-old Schenectady man who was critically injured Saturday night after being struck by a car on State Street has been identified as Edward Lachance of Clayton Road.

Lachance was crossing State Street near Lorraine Avenue at about 9 p.m. when he was hit by a Dodge sedan operated by 59-year-old Lawrence Brown of McClellan Street traveling east on State. Lachance sustained extensive injuries and was airlifted to Albany Medical Center. He is currently in critical condition.

The accident is still being investigated.