NYSP: Fatal car-pedestrian accident in the town of Malone

NYSP news release

MALONE, NY —  On Feb. 11, 2021, at approximately 7:33 p.m., State Police responded to a car-pedestrian crash on County Route 8 in the town of Malone.

An investigation revealed that 65-year-old Carolyn P. Lamondie of Constable, was standing in the roadway when she was struck by a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu operated by 19-year-old Trent D. Terrence of Hogansburg.

While troopers were investigating at the scene, it was discovered that, prior to Lamondie being struck, a hit and run crash had occurred.

Troopers determined that a 2013 Dodge Caravan operated by 33-year-old Jason M. Lapage of Bangor, was traveling westbound on County Route 8, when he struck three vehicles that were all parked and unoccupied, on the north shoulder of the roadway. Lapage then left the scene. His vehicle was soon located in a driveway on County Route 8, approximately 1/4 mile west of the accident scene.

Lamondie was pronounced deceased on the scene by Franklin County Coroner Brian Langdon. Her body was removed to the University of Vermont Health Network at the Alice Hyde Medical Center where an autopsy will be performed on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

Lapage was arrested for DWI. His blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.14 percent, troopers said.

Lapage was charged with DWI and released with tickets returnable to Malone Town Court.

The fatal crash remains under investigation.