Copiague, NY – Deadly Accident Claims Life of Pedestrian
Copiague, NY (October 24, 2018) – Tragically, a fatal accident between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian was reported to have taken place in the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 24. The incident that resulted in the death of the victim took place shortly after 1:00 a.m. at Great Neck Road and Oak Street in Copiague.
Police were assisted by paramedics who were called to the scene shortly after the incident. The victim was reported to have been found lying in the roadway when responders arrived, according to police. The severely injured victim was immediately transported to a local hospital where he was unfortunately pronounced dead a short time later.
The identity of the victim is currently being withheld in order to provide time to notify next of kin. The events that led to this tragic accident are presently unknown, and no further details have been provided at this time.
Police are actively investigating the cause of the accident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents and Wrongful Death
We would like to, first and foremost, offer our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of the victim during this absolutely devastating time. We realize that there is typically nothing as difficult to cope with as the abrupt loss of a loved one. Similarly, we understand that pedestrian accidents in New York are all-too-often violently injurious or fatal.
At Hach & Rose, we recognize the emotional and financial stress that comes after a deadly accident, and that it can be terribly overwhelming. We have made it our duty to help those who have been affected by the negligent actions of another party.
At this time, it is extremely important to understand that you may have very significant rights following the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a family member in a New York pedestrian accident or another kind of crash, call 212-779-0057 today.
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