Posted on Monday, July 1st, 2019 at 11:28 pm
Katonah, NY (July 1, 2019) – A tragic mishap took place on Sunday, June 30th, that resulted in the death of a woman in the town of Katonah. Police stated that the incident happened on Anderson Road at approximately 3:37 p.m.
According to authorities, 46-year-old Diana Devivo, of Katonah, was hit by her own vehicle in an accident that is currently being investigated. Officers who arrived at the scene found several people attempting to help Devivo, who was unconscious at the time.
Police stated that Katonah-Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived at the accident site, where they transported Devivo to Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco. She was tragically pronounced deceased a short time later. At this time, police are actively conducting a thorough investigation into the events that led to this incident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt condolences are offered to the loved ones of Diana Devivo, as we can only hope they are able to cope with this devastating incident. Pedestrian accidents in New York are commonly fatal, as there is zero protection in place for victims at the time of impact. While it can be extremely difficult, it is imperative for the bereaved family to know that they may have significant rights at this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to those who have unjustly suffered due to the actions of another party. We understand that there is nothing as difficult as dealing with the sudden loss of a family member, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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