Thompson, NY – Two Teens Killed in Pedestrian Accident with Motor Vehicle
Thompson, NY (June 3, 2019) – According to state police out of the Wurtsboro barracks, responders attended to those involved in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Sunday afternoon, June 2nd. The incident was reported to have occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Glen Wild Road.
Investigators were able to reveal that a 2018 Hyundai Electra, driven by 86-year-old Isaac Kantrowitz, of Woodridge, was heading south on Glen Wild Road when he hit two young pedestrians who were walking southbound. Police and emergency medical crews were immediately called to the scene.
Tragically, both pedestrians were pronounced deceased at the scene. They were later identified as 14-year-old Justin Finkel and 16-year-old Devin Zeininger, both of Thompson. At this time, police are still investigating the events that led to the accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our most genuinely heartfelt condolences are offered to the loved ones of both Justin Finkel and Devin Zeininger, as we can only hope they are able to cope with this devastating incident. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often fatal, especially those which involve children and reckless drivers. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have substantial rights at this time.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to those who have unjustly suffered due to the actions of another party. We understand that there is \ nothing as difficult as dealing with the sudden loss of a family member, particularly a child, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have lost a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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