On October 5, 2019 at approximately 6:22 A.M. Rochester Police, Fire and EMS responded to Columbus Avenue in the area of the Elks Lodge for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Officers arrived on scene to find Lyn Fifield, 78 of Rochester in the roadway. A preliminary investigation revealed that Fifield was attempting to cross Columbus Avenue from the Northbound side when he was struck by a vehicle travelling South on Columbus Avenue. The vehicle, a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville, operated by Leo Mondou, 78 of Rochester sustained no damage in the collision. Fifeild was found to be wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision. He was transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital with minor non-life threatening injuries.
The accident is still under investigation at this time. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Officer Aaron Garneau at the Rochester Police Department at 603-330-7128.
Sergeant Marc Cilley
For Chief Paul Toussaint