Washington, NY – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on State Route 82 Under Investigation
Washington, NY (June 7, 2019) – New York State Police have begun investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that took place at around 9:15 p.m. on Thursday night, June 6. The incident which took place between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle happened along State Route 82 in the town of Washington, according to authorities.
Police stated that a white 2006 BMW 325 had been parked southbound along Route 82 near South Road. The BMW was in the center lane with its hazard lights activated when the driver, identified as 54-year-old Hope A. McLucas, of Pleasant Valley, got out of the vehicle. She was standing in or near the northbound lane when a 2011 Toyota Tundra struck her.
Police and emergency medical crews were summoned to the scene where they sadly pronounced McLucas deceased. At this time, no criminal charges have been filed but the investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
We would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to the loved ones of Hope A. McLucas, first and foremost. New York pedestrian accidents frequently end with devastating injuries or death due to the lack of protection in place for victims at the time of impact. At this time, it is terribly important for family members to know that they may have the right to seek compensation and that an empathetic New York accident attorney can assist you along the often multifaceted path toward reimbursement.
At Hach & Rose, we are wholly committed to helping the members of our community by supporting victims and their loved ones during their time of need. We are tremendously proud of our desire for holding careless drivers accountable for the immense pain that they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident due to someone else’s carelessness, call 212-779-0057 today.
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