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Update on fatal hit-and-run

by jmaloni
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 04:20 pm

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is now offering a reward of up to $6,000 in connection to its ongoing investigation concerning the fatal hit-and-run on Krueger Road last month.

A vehicle struck 16-year-old pedestrian Ryan Fischer at about 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, just east of the parking lot entrance to St. Johnsburg Fire Co. Fischer later succumbed to his injuries.

The car that struck him would have front-end passenger side damage, possibly in the area of the headlight or hood.

The sheriff's office is seeking any witness information, including but not limited to video surveillance footage, any person or persons inquiring about or purchasing parts consistent with passenger-side front-end damage to a car and/or information connected to conversations with, or observations of possible suspects.

Anyone with information related to this fatal hit and run is asked to call Inv. Tracy Steen at the NCSO Criminal Investigation Bureau at 716-438-3327 (Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.). Outside of those times, NCSO can be reached at all times at 716-438-3394. Furthermore, Greater Buffalo Metropolitan Crime Stoppers Inc. can be reached at 716-867-6161.

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