Coyote hit by car on Route 29

JOHNSTOWN – A vehicle struck a coyote in an accident investigated by Fulton County sheriff’s deputies at 10:53 p.m. on Route 29, west of Johnson Avenue in the town.

Deputies said a car driven by Shannon L. Smith, 37, of 105 Shullenburg Road, St. Johnsville, was traveling west on Route 29. Deputies said her vehicle struck a coyote that had run out in front of it.

Authorities said Smith was unhurt, and there was no indication whether the animal was killed.