Posted on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 1:50 am
Patchogue, NY (January 13, 2019) – Police say that one person was struck in a pedestrian accident and lost their life in Patchogue early this morning, January 13, around 5 a.m.
Police say that the pedestrian, identified as 34-year-old Jose Chicas-Diaz, was transported to the hospital in East Patchogue immediately after being struck. He was tragically pronounced dead while there.
Chicas-Diaz was struck by a Ford Explorer as it headed south on Route 112. The driver who struck the pedestrian was identified as 58-year-old Segundo Tacuri of East Hampton.
Police are still looking for witnesses who might have seen the accident take place so that they can gain more information. Their investigation into the incident continues at this time.
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First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere and genuine condolences to those who have suffered extreme losses from this accident and have had to say goodbye to a loved one. If you have lost somebody close to you, you might have a wide variety of questions about where to turn during this difficult time. You have many rights following one of these accidents and our experienced wrongful death attorneys are here for you to support you in your time of need.
Our accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to helping the victims of careless drivers and we are here for you 24/7. As members of the community, we are completely devoted to standing by the sides of those who have suffered losses and working to help decrease the amount of deadly pedestrian accidents that take place on our roads each and every year. If you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident, you have many options. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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