Posted on Monday, May 27th, 2019 at 11:41 pm
Savannah, NY (May 27, 2019) – Two people were killed while another was injured following a crash that occurred on Sunday night, May 26th. Police stated that the accident happened around 11:00 p.m. along Savannah Spring Lake Road.
At this time, deputies are still investigating the reason why a vehicle that was traveling eastbound on the aforementioned roadway, went off the road, and struck a guardrail as well as a bridge abutment before crashing into Crusoe Creek. Emergency medical crews were promptly dispatched to the crash site, where two people were pronounced dead and one other was airlifted to the hospital.
Investigators stated that Michael Schute, 32, of Rose, and Kayla Mettler, 27, of Waterloo, have been identified as the deceased victims. The seriously injured victim, identified as 35-year-old Christopher Kirkey, of Rose, currently remains hospitalized at Upstate Medical Center. His exact condition has not been reported.
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First and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of both Michael Schute and Kayla Mettler as they attempt to cope during this tragic time. We also wish to extend our sympathies to Christopher Kirkey as he struggles to recover from this incident. Following such a devastating car accident in New York, it is important to know that you may have very significant rights moving forward, particularly in the event that you or your loved one was not at fault for the crash.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their careers to those who have unjustly suffered due to a reckless party or negligent entity such as a manufacturer. We understand the immense hindrances that frequently arise in the aftermath of a serious collision, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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