Rensselaerville, NY – Teen Killed in Crash Caused by Drunk Driver
Rensselaerville, NY (June 10, 2019) – According to the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, a 19-year-old woman was tragically killed following a motor vehicle accident caused by a drunk driver on Sunday, June 9th. The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Pond Hill Road and County Road 10.
Deputies stated that only one car is believed to have been involved in the crash, which took place after the driver, identified as 19-year-old Harley A. Kelly, lost control of the vehicle. When medical crews arrived at the scene, they found Kelly injured and one passenger unresponsive.
Despite the efforts used to revive the passenger, she was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, the deceased victim has only been identified as a 19-year-old female from Middleburgh. Kelly was arrested for DWI, as well as several other vehicle and traffic violations. The investigation is currently ongoing.
New York Car Accidents
Alcohol-related accidents are tragically common and, first and foremost, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the deceased victim as they attempt to cope during this devastating time. Following a New York car accident, it is important to understand that, as the bereaved family, you may likely have significant rights at this time, especially in the event that your loss was caused by a blatantly reckless or criminal party, such as a drunk driver.
At Hach & Rose, our New York accident attorneys have devoted their careers to those who have been affected by a negligent person or entity. We recognize the immense hindrances that often arise in the aftermath of a serious collision, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have. If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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