Posted on Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at 10:55 am
Brooklyn, NY (June 29, 2019) – Police confirmed that two people were killed in a fatal accident that took place on the Belt Parkway around noon on Sunday.
The crash took place on the westbound side of the highway near the area of the JFK Airport. At the time, a 2015 GMC Yukon had been carrying six people and pulled onto the shoulder. That is when a 2018 Toyota came along and rear-ended the vehicle.
The driver of the Camry was identified as 60-year-old Scott Linsky, who passed away from his severe injuries on Tuesday. His backseat passenger, identified as 80-year-old Maoni Schmidt, passed away on Sunday.
The driver and three women in the other vehicle were injured. Police continue to investigate the circumstances leading up to the crash.
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At this time, our deepest condolences are extended to the family and friends of Scott Linsky and Maoni Schmidt, whose lives were taken in this horrific and preventable accident. Following a fatal car accident in New York, you might be feeling confused as to where you should turn for the legal help you deserve in your time of need. It is imperative to know that, with the help of an experienced attorney, you can be compensated for your losses.
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