Poughkeepsie, NY (October 12, 2018) – 25-year-old Kevin A. Sheehan, of Poughkeepsie, has been identified as the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Thursday, October 11. The deadly crash was reported to have taken place on Route 55 near Noxon Road at around 6:45 a.m.
Sheehan’s 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a 2017 GMC Acadia on Route 55, consequently ejecting Sheehan from the motorcycle. The LaGrange Fire Department along with state troopers arrived on the scene and attempted to perform life-saving measures on the victim. Sheehan was immediately transported to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital where he was unfortunately pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver of the Acadia was uninjured during the collision and the eastbound lanes of Route 55 in the area were closed down until around 10:00 a.m. No further information has been provided in regards to the events that led to this unfortunate incident. Authorities are most likely involved in an in-depth investigation at this time.
Our genuine and most heartfelt condolences are extended to the loved ones of Kevin A. Sheehan as they struggle to cope during this devastating time. Tragically, many motorcycle accidents in New York are frequently fatal. As always, our New York accident attorneys passionately believe that all drivers should always be reminded to keep a look out for motorcyclists at all times.
As members of the community, we understand that we all must be as attentive as possible while behind the wheel. Careless actions are usually the cause of these kinds of accidents, and they are almost always avoidable. We at Hach & Rose are committed to fighting on behalf of victims and their loved ones. If you have lost a loved one in a New York motorcycle accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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