Latham, NY – Update: Police Identify Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash at Intersection
Latham, NY (December 12, 2018) – On Tuesday night, December 10, a woman was tragically killed while walking across an intersection in Latham. 61-year-old Janet Nittoli was reported to have been walking along the intersection of Route 2 and Swatling Road when she was hit by a vehicle and died at the scene.
According to authorities, the accident took place at around7:15 p.m. when a 57-year-old man from Troy struck Nittoli with his vehicle and immediately called 911. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities who arrived to find Nittoli deceased from her injuries.
Nittoli is believed to have been living in the Capital Region but not much else is known about the victim who was struck for reasons that have not been determined. As part of the investigation, police are actively speaking with witnesses and going over surveillance footage from nearby businesses.
Drugs and alcohol do not seem to have played a role in the accident at this time. No further information has been made available.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Our sincerest condolences are wholeheartedly extended to the family members and friends of Janet Nittoli, first and foremost. New York pedestrian accidents are commonly fatal due to the absolute vulnerability of the victim at the time of the collision. While it can be extremely challenging, it is terribly important for loved ones to understand that they may have the right to file for compensation following a sudden loss.
At Hach & Rose, our understanding and compassionate NewYork accident attorneys can significantly assist you along the often difficult path toward obtaining full reimbursement. Our attorneys take pride in holding reckless drivers accountable, and we are here for you 24/7 to help in any way we can. 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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