Victor, NY – Update: Authorities Release Identity of Truck Driver Pinned and Killed at Home Depot
Victor, NY (May 3, 2019) – Police have released the identity of the man who was tragically killed by a tractor-trailer that pinned him while at a loading dock outside of a Home Depot. Brian Perry, 65, of Kirkwood, was tragically killed while dropping off a shipment at the Home Depot on Wednesday, May 1st, according to Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies.
Detectives who have been in charge of investigating the fatal workplace accident stated that Perry was believed to be adjusting a rear tire when the trailer of the truck shifted. Perry was subsequently pinned between the tire and the trailer bed during the incident.
Exactly what may have caused the trailer to shift has not been reported at this time but further investigation is likely ongoing. No further details have been provided.
Work-Related Injuries and Wrongful Death in New York
Whether it be at a place of employment or on the street, work-related injuries in New York occur all too often. We would first like to extend our sincerest condolences to the loved ones of Brian Perry at this time. Some may argue that the employer is responsible or that the conditions of the property should be considered. Nevertheless, it is important for the bereaved family to know that they may likely have substantial rights moving forward.
At Hach & Rose, we are adamant about helping those who have been affected by the negligent actions of another party or other entity. We understand that people are injured and killed every day in New York, often by no fault of their own, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one in a truck or workplace accident in New York, please do not hesitate to contact us at 212-779-0057 to speak with compassionate representation today.
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