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Penfield, NY – Update: Elderly Woman Killed in Crash, Identified

Penfield, NY (December 17, 2018) – An elderly woman who was tragically killed during a motor vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon, December 14, has been identified as 95-year-old Jean Dietch, of Irondequoit. The fatal crash was reported to have occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Empire Boulevard in Penfield, according to authorities.

Emergency medical personnel and local police were called to the scene after the vehicle that Dietch had been a passenger in was struck. According to deputies, the vehicle that Dietch was in had been making a turn into a Mario’s parking lot when a pickup truck hit the side of the car.

Paramedics responded immediately in order to render aid to the victim but were unable to save Dietch as she was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Police have stated that no charges have been filed at this time.

No further information has been made available as authorities likely continue their investigation.

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Penfield NY – Update: Elderly Woman Killed in Crash, Identified

Our sincerest sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the family members and friends of Jean Dietch during this tragic time, first and foremost. Unfortunately, New York car accidents are commonly fatal regardless of whether they are caused by excessive speeding, distracted driving, impaired driving, or any other form of negligent operation. However, when your loss is caused by a reckless driver, it is terribly important to know that you may have the right to file for compensation. 

At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys can significantly guide you along the often problematic path toward attaining full reimbursement for your losses. Our attorneys take pride in holding inattentive drivers liable for the pain that they cause. If you have lost a loved one in aNew York car accident, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.

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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.


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