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Elderly pedestrian killed crossing street near home

An 88-year-old man was killed Sunday morning when he was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross the street in front of his French Creek home, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies reported.

George H. Boozel of Griffin Road was struck by a northbound vehicle driven by N.L. Lombardozzi, 25, also of Griffin Road. Boozel was killed upon impact at around 8:20 a.m.. deputies said.

The investigation is continuing and charges are pending, deputies said.