Montour, NY – 8-Year-Old Killed in ATV Accident at Association Event
Posted on Sunday, May 26th, 2019 at 10:57 am
Montour, NY (May 26, 2019) – Last Sunday morning, police responded to the scene of an ATV accident that took place around 10:47 a.m. at a New York Offroad Association Event which began on Mills Road. The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident.
The boy was racing when he was involved in an accident and suddenly struck a tree. He was ejected from the ATV and immediately transported to the Schuyler Hospital by ambulance, where he was tragically pronounced deceased.
According to police, the Montour Falls Fire Department was called to the scene to assist.
The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident continues at this time.
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First and foremost, we would like to reach out and extend our genuine condolences to the family and friends of the child who lost his life prematurely, with the hopes that the family will be able to find peace and comfort at this time. Car accidents, especially those involving children, can be some of the most difficult experiences in one’s life, especially if the accident is believed to be preventable. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye and if you have lost a child, you might wonder how you can move forward and receive results that seem immeasurable based on your circumstances.
It is essential that you speak with an attorney through every step of this process so that you can work toward results you deserve in your time of need. Our attorneys at Hach & Rose are particularly skilled at helping clients move forward during these times of turmoil. We are here for you 24/7 when you need us most. Please reach out to us at 24/7 for more information on how we can assist you.
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