Amber Melendez has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian accident involving a horse trailer that occurred in Good Hope on December 25, Christmas Day. The young woman was reportedly on Post Road when she was struck at approximately 7:40 p.m. She was treated for severe injuries but past away following the accident. The horse trailer was reportedly stopped later on, though it is not clear whether or not the case involves a possible hit-and-run. Police are reportedly currently seeking witnesses.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

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