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RENSSELAER - A man walking on Routes 9 & 20 in Rensselaer was struck and killed on Monday afternoon. Route 20 was closed to traffic in both directions for several hours on Monday. Traffic was re-routed on South Street, 9J and the Port in Rensselaer to the Town of East Greenbush Drive line at Discovery Drive. A man driving West on Routes 9 & 20 had a seizure at the wheel, causing him to strike the pedestrian who was walking along the should of the busy artery. Police from Rensselaer and East Greenbush closed the artery to traffic for several hours as they conducted an investigation. The East Bound lane of Routes 9 & 20 was re-opened a short time later. The West Bound lane remains closed.
Submitted by DAVID ELLIS

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