Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 4:14 am
Dryden, NY (January 30, 2019) – A man who had been pushing a bicycle along Turkey Hill Road in Dryden was tragically struck and killed by a vehicle on Tuesday night, January 29. Authorities reported that the fatal accident took place at around 7:09 p.m. in the vicinity of Stevenson Road.
Police were immediately called to the scene along with Emergency medical personnel in order to render aid to the victim, who has only been identified as a 54-year-old man. According to authorities, the victim was walking north on Turkey Hill Road when a vehicle, operated by a 25-year-old woman from Ithaca, that was also traveling north struck the man for reasons that have not been confirmed.
Emergency medical crews were unable to save the victim as he was sadly pronounced dead shortly after they arrived at the scene. The driver of the vehicle involved was reported to have remained at the crash site and fully cooperated with authorities. The incident is currently under investigation at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
We wholeheartedly extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victim during this tragic and devastating time. Unfortunately, New York pedestrian accidents are often injurious or fatal as there is zero protection between the vehicle and the pedestrian at the time of impact.
We realize that it can be terribly difficult for the loved ones of the victim to focus on anything other than their emotional recovery, however, it is imperative to understand that you may likely have very significant rights at this time. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we have made it our duty to hold reckless drivers responsible for the pain and devastation that they inflict. If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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