Woman hit by car while crossing street

Saranac Lake village police and emergency medical services tend to Ida Horsler after she was struck by a car while walking across Church Street, Saranac Lake, Monday afternoon. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)

SARANAC LAKE — A woman was sent to the hospital after being hit by a slow-moving vehicle Monday.

At 12:30 p.m., Brandon Devito, 38, of Saranac Lake was making a left turn out of the Tops supermarket parking lot on Church Street. He didn’t Ida Horsler, 69, of Saranac Lake crossing the road and struck her with his Jeep SUV, village police Chief Chuck Potthast said.

Horsler was taken to the Adirondack Medical Center for leg and hip pain, and Devito was issued a ticket for failure to give a pedestrian the right of way.


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