Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 9:56 pm
Lansing, NY (October 15, 2018) – A 74-year-old man was tragically killed in an accident between his bicycle and a tractor-trailer on Wednesday afternoon, October 10. The deceased victim of that accident has now been identified as Karl L. Wolfe.
Wolfe was riding his bicycle along North Triphammer Road in Lansing when he was fatally struck by a large commercial tractor-trailer. The Lansing Fire Department, Bangs Ambulance, and the New York State Police arrived on the scene shortly after the crash that took place around 4:15 p.m.
Bangs Ambulance immediately transported Wolfe to Cayuga Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the truck was uninjured in the collision, and police have stated that no charges have been filed at this time.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into the events that led to this incident.
New York Bicycle Accidents and Wrongful Death
First and foremost, we would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers and our deepest condolences to the family members of Karl L. Wolfe. New York bicycle accidents, especially those involved with large commercial vehicles, frequently come with devastating results.
At this time, it is tremendously important to realize that as the bereaved loved ones of a victim, you may have significant rights. When your distress is caused by the inattention of another driver or entity, it can also be imperative to acknowledge the immeasurable value of a qualified New York accident attorney.
At Hach & Rose, we are aware of the desolation that many careless drivers inflict upon victims and their loved ones. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys are dedicated to helping victims recover compensation. If you have lost a loved one in a New York bicycle or truck accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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