Posted on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 11:21 pm
Oneonta, NY (October 14, 2018) – The New York State Police are still working on their investigation of a fatal pedestrian accident. The accident took place yesterday, October 13, around 8:18 p.m.
Police say that a 45-year-old female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. She has since been identified as Katy Doughty. At the time, she had been crossing State Route 23 when she was struck by a vehicle heading east.
Doughty was hit at a time when she was crossing the street without a crosswalk.
The accident is still under investigation by police at this time.
New York Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian accidents happen every day on our roads in New York. We wish to extend our condolences to you if you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident that you believe could have been prevented. We want to stand by the family and friends of Katy Doughty at this time, as we understand how devastating these accidents can be.
The family of a loved one might be able to bring a claim for damages in what is known as a ‘wrongful death claim’ if they have lost someone close to them in an unexpected accident. From there, you might be able to recover for aspects like medical bills that your loved one has incurred before their passing, lost wages, loss of consortium, emotional suffering, funeral costs, and more.
At Hach & Rose, we want to stand by your side as you work toward the compensation you deserve for you and your family. Do not hesitate to reach us in your time of need when you are going through this difficult time. Call us for more information at (212) 779-0057.
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