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Mexico, NY – 9-Year-Old Girl Killed and Two Others Hurt in Car Crash with Tractor-Trailer

Mexico, NY (January 14, 2019) – A devastating two-vehicle collision between a car and a tractor-trailer was reported to have tragically claimed the life of a 9-year-old girl on Sunday afternoon, January 13. The fatal accident happened at the intersection of Route 11 and Route 104 at around 12:18 p.m., according to police.

Authorities stated that the victim, identified as 9-year-old Cara Snyder, of Lacona, had been traveling along with the driver of a car, 29-year-old Samantha Phillips, of Central Square, when they approached the aforementioned intersection. According to the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office, Phillips collided with a tractor-trailer operated by 65-year-old Lawrence Wallace, of Cato, for reasons that have not been determined.

Police and emergency medical crews promptly arrived at the scene where they transported Cara Snyder to Oswego County Hospital for her injuries. She was tragically pronounced dead a short time later. Phillips was taken to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Mr. Wallace also suffered minor injuries in the accident.

No further details have been released at this time.

New York Truck Accidents

Mexico, NY – 9-Year-Old Girl Killed and Two Others Hurt in Car Crash with Tractor-Trailer

Our kindest thoughts and prayers, as well as our most genuine condolences, are extended to the loved ones Cara Snyder, first and foremost. Following a fatal truck accident in New York that was not the fault of the victim, it is immensely important for the bereaved family to know that they may likely have very substantial rights at this time.

Our compassionate New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to helping the victims of negligent drivers and other entities. We understand that there is absolutely nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a child, and we believe in representing those who have been wrongfully affected by such a tragic loss.

We understand the physical, emotional, and financial agony that often follows a New York truck accident, and we are adamant about getting victims and their families the compensation they deserve. If you have lost a loved one in a collision due to another party, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.

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