Manhattan, NY – Woman Struck in Pedestrian Accident at East 37th Street and Third Avenue Loses Life
Manhattan, NY (February 16, 2019) – Yesterday morning around 6:00 a.m., a woman was killed in a pedestrian accident that took place at a local intersection.
Police responded to the intersection of East 37th Street and Third Avenue to find that a woman was struck and killed by an oil truck. The pedestrian was identified as Sarah Foster, who was struck by an oil truck allegedly owned by Approved Oil.
Police say that the 27-year-old school teacher was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was identified as 51-year-old Steven McDermott, of Brooklyn, who stayed at the scene of the accident. He was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian.
Police continue their investigation of the accident at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
We would like to extend our genuine condolences to the family and friends of Sarah Foster, whose life was taken too soon in a horrific and preventable accident. Following New York pedestrian accidents, it is essential that you turn to experienced help that you can rely on in your time of need. If somebody has acted in a negligent manner and caused a wrongful death, we would like to speak with you immediately about your case.
You have many substantial rights regarding your losses if you have had to say goodbye to a loved one too soon. Our attorneys at Hach & Rose have fully devoted their lives to helping those who have endured these devastating accidents. It is our mission to guide you in the right direction after losing somebody close to you. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
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