Posted on Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 5:47 am
Portage, NY (October 12, 2018) – A fatal motor vehicle accident was reported to have occurred Thursday morning, October 11, at around 11:08 a.m. The deadly Livingston County accident took place in the town of Portage on State Route 70.
Police and emergency crews arrived on the scene where only one vehicle was reported to have been found. While it is unclear as to whether or not any other parties were involved, the victims’ vehicle was confirmed to have been heading west on State Route 70 before the crash. The victim veered into the oncoming lane and off the road over an embankment and into a tree.
Emergency crews arrived after the crash to render aid when they found the elderly woman unresponsive in her vehicle. The victim was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was eventually identified as 81-year-old Marian Kiley, of Dalton.
Investigators have confirmed that they are pursuing a thorough investigation into this crash.
New York Car Accidents and Wrongful Death
We wish to offer our sincere thoughts and prayers to the family members of Marian Kiley during this tragic time. Car accidents in New York can occur for many different reasons, which are often related to the negligent operation of a vehicle. However, mechanical failures and other possible factors such as a medical episode.
Even if only one vehicle was involved in the crash, you still may have the right to be compensated for your loss. This is particularly plausible if the crash was related to a mechanical failure or an unexpected reaction to medication. In any event, a capable and compassionate New York accident attorney can ease your burdens and answer your questions.
At Hach and Rose, we understand the overwhelming pain that follows the sudden loss of a loved one. We are proud of our passion for helping the members of our community during the time that they need it the most. If you have lost a loved one in a New York car accident, please call 212-779-0057 to discuss your next move.
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