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Dryden, NY – Update: Police Identify Victim of Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Dryden, NY (February 1, 2019) – Authorities have released the identity of the man who was tragically killed in a pedestrian accident that took place along Turkey Hill Road on Tuesday night, January 29 in the town of Dryden. Following an investigation, police were able to report that 54-year-old Michael S. English was the man who had been struck and killed near the intersection with Stevenson Road.

According to authorities, English had been walking along Turkey Hill Road alongside a bicycle that he had been pushing when he was hit by a vehicle. The accident took place at around 7:09 p.m. and prompted responses from both police and emergency medical crews from Varna Fire and Rescue.

Emergency responders attempted to perform CPR on English but were unsuccessful as the victim was tragically pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the vehicle that struck English has only been identified as a 25-year-old woman from Ithaca. Authorities say that the driver stopped and cooperated and that no tickets have been issued at this time.

This story has been updated. The original article can be found here.

New York Pedestrian Accidents

Dryden, NY – Update: Police Identify Victim of Fatal Pedestrian Accident

We wholeheartedly extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Michael S. English during this tragic and devastating time. Tragically, New York pedestrian accidents are commonly fatal or at least seriously injurious as there is absolutely no protection between a vehicle and a pedestrian at the time of a collision.

We entirely understand that it can be very difficult for the bereaved family to focus on anything other than their recovery, although it is imperative to realize that you may have significant rights at this time. At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we have made it our duty to hold negligent drivers liable for the pain and devastation they inflict. If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our experience to work for you 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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