Posted on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 10:05 pm
Afton, NY (May 15, 2019) – A 50-year-old man was reported to have tragically lost his life following a serious accident which occurred while working on a vehicle Tuesday evening, May 14th. The accident took place at approximately 6:34 p.m. on Harpursville Spur-Oak Hill Road, according to police.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where authorities believe that the unidentified man was crushed by a vehicle while working on it. Medical crews sadly pronounced the victim dead at the scene from injuries sustained when the car fell on top of him.
The Harpursville Fire Department was assisted by New York State Police, as well as Chenango County Sheriff’s deputies. At this time, no further information has been made available as police continue to investigate the events that led to this incident.
Workplace Accidents in New York
We would like to extend our most heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of the victim as we can only wish they are able to find a way to cope with this devastating incident. Workplace accidents in New York, particularly those involving heavy machinery often result in serious injuries or fatalities, and will commonly leave victims and surviving loved ones with numerous questions.
At Hach & Rose, we have dedicated our careers to those who have been affected by the negligence of another person or other entity such as a manufacturer or employer. Our compassionate New York accident attorneys take pride in easing the immense burdens that arise for those who are most affected by these kinds of accidents. As members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one in a workplace accident because of a negligent party or other entity, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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