Fatal Hit-and-Run in Delaware County
Delaware County Sheriff's officials and the New York State Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run on State Highway 10 (Lake Street) in the Village of Stamford that happened at around 7:45 p.m. March 14.
24-year-old Shannon German of Stamford was found lying in the roadway and authorities say she was hit by an unidentified tractor trailer that continued traveling north following the collision.
New York State Police tracked down the vehicle in the Schenectady area and identified the driver as 50-year-old Peter Baldauf of Delancy, New York. He said he did not see German lying in the road and didn’t know he hit her. He has not been charged.
Route 10 was closed for several hours overnight while the investigation and accident reconstruction were conducted.