Pedestrian hit on North Road

BY STACI WILSON

A Nedrow, N.Y., woman was hit by an unknown vehicle Jan. 29 while she was walking on a Forest Lake Twp. roadway.

Melissa Pierce-Kairis, 32, was walking in the travel lanes of the North Rd., at about 5:14 p.m., when she was struck by the vehicle about one-half mile west of Valley Rd.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, continuing north on the roadway.

Kairis was treated on the scene by the Montrose Minute Men. She was released at her own request.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PSP, Gibson at 570-465-3154. Tpr. Michael Turlip is investigating.