Deerfield, NY: Man Killed and Child Injured in Accident State Rte 8
Posted on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 11:37 pm
Deerfield, NY (April 30, 2019) – On Monday afternoon, April 29th, a motor vehicle accident with serious injuries was reported on State Route 8, according to authorities. Tragically, the driver of a 2004 Ford pickup truck involved in the crash, identified as Gerald G. Cady, 79, of Cold Brook, was pronounced dead a little less than four hours later at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
According to officials, State Police was summoned to the crash site along Route 8 at approximately 2:04 p.m. Authorities stated that the pickup truck, operated by Cady, went off the roadway for unknown reasons and subsequently struck a tree. Cady had an unidentified 7-year-old child in the truck at the time of the accident.
Emergency medical crews extricated Cady from the truck and he was promptly airlifted to the hospital in critical condition. Cady passed away from his injuries and the injured child was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital for treatment. The child’s injuries are classified as non-life-threatening at this time. Authorities are continuing to investigate the events that to this incident.
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First and foremost, we would like to extend our deep condolences to the loved ones of Gerald G. Cady as they attempt to cope with this devastating accident. Furthermore, our sympathies are wholeheartedly preserved for both the child victim and their family as we wish for their full recovery. Following a car accident in New York, it is important to understand that, as either a victim or bereaved family, you may likely have substantial rights moving forward.
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