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Teen hit by car on Dewey Ave. dies
Rochester, N.Y. - A 17-year-old female was killed after being hit by a car on Dewey Avenue Tuesday night.
It happened a little after 9:30 p.m. near the corner of Eastland Road, right at the city border with Greece.
Family members in East Rochester tell us that the victim is 17-year-old Brittany Burgio.
Police said she was hit by a 23-year-old man driving south on Dewey. Police said he is cooperating with the investigation.
Burgio had previously attended East Rochester Schools. Representatives from the school district said that grief counselors would be available Wednesday.
He has been charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, but no further charges are expected.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.