Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 10:33 pm
Florida, NY (May 29, 2019) – According to Montgomery County Sheriff’s officials, a man was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident that took place on Tuesday, May 28th. The accident was stated to have taken place on Fort Hunter Road near Route 5S for unknown reasons.
Officials stated that a deputy discovered the vehicle crashed off the roadway at approximately 7:30 a.m. According to authorities, the deputy approached the vehicle and found the unresponsive driver. Responders were promptly called to the scene, where they pronounced the victim deceased due to injuries suffered in the accident.
The sheriff’s office later established the identity of the victim as 61-year-old James A. Wilkinson, of Amsterdam. As of Tuesday evening, the official cause of the crash continues to be investigated. No further details have been provided.
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Our kindest thoughts and prayers are currently with those affected by this tragic accident as we offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of James A. Wilkinson, first and foremost. After a fatal car accident in New York, it is important to know that you may have significant rights as the bereaved family, 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 at the hands of a reckless party or other negligent entity, such as a vehicle manufacturer. We understand the immense difficulties that commonly arise in the aftermath of a serious crash, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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