Posted on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 12:33 am
Victor, NY (May 1, 2019) – A terribly tragic accident was reported to have occurred on Wednesday, May 1st after a man was killed at a Home Depot in the area. According to police, the victim became pinned underneath a tractor-trailer outside the Home Depot located in Victor for reasons that are being investigated.
According to Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson, the fatal incident took place while a 65-year-old man was making a delivery to the store. Authorities have reason to believe that the man may have been checking his tires when he was rolled over by his own truck. The man ended up pinned underneath the tractor-trailer and was discovered approximately one hour later.
At this time, the identity of the victim is being withheld as police are actively working to determine the cause of this incident.
Wrongful Death in New York
Whether it be at a place of employment or on the street, work-related injuries in New York occur all-too-often. We would first like to extend our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim. Some may argue that the employer is responsible or that the conditions of the property should be considered.
At Hach & Rose, we are adamant about determining the facts before moving forward. We also understand that people are injured and killed each and every day in New York, often by no fault of their own. If you have lost a loved one in a workplace accident in New York, please do not hesitate to contact us at 212-779-0057 to speak with compassionate and knowledgeable representation today!
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