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Liverpool man dies after getting hit by a car

A 19 year old driver told investigators he wasn't sure what he'd hit as he drove south on Oswego Road just after Midnight on Saturday morning. 54 year old Joseph Roderka of Liverpool had been walking with his daughter, both wearing dark clothing.

Clay (WSYR-TV) - A 19 year old driver told investigators he wasn't sure what he'd hit as he drove south on Oswego Road just after Midnight on Saturday morning.

54 year old Joseph Roderka of Liverpool had been walking with his daughter along Oswego Road, both wearing dark clothing. 

The teenaged driver continued home to tell his parents that he'd hit something.  Together, they returned to the scene and found state troopers and sheriff's deputies blocking the road.

Nichole Roderka was not hurt, but her father was rushed to Upstate University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Accident investigators say there are no indications that alcohol was involved and no tickets or charges have been filed yet.  The 19 year old driver is cooperating with deputies as the investigation continues.

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