MANCHESTER, NH. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Riley, of Manchester, New Hampshire, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle in southern New Hampshire.

“Joey” Riley, 28, was killed by a vehicle while walking in Manchester Sunday night.


According to officials, Riley was on-foot in the area of Bridge Street and Kidder Street, when he was struck by a Chevrolet Impala operated by a 34-year-old Manchester man.

Riley was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma.

It’s unclear if anyone was cited at the scene.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Riley:

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information regarding the deadly incident is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-871.


Geo quick facts: Manchester is a city on the Merrimack River in southern New Hampshire. The Currier Museum of Art features works by major American and European artists. It also operates the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Zimmerman House. In an old fabric mill, the Millyard Museum traces how the nearby Amoskeag Falls shaped the city and its textile industry. Trails in sprawling Derryfield Park lead to the 19th-century Weston Observatory – wikipedia.