Rensselaerville, NY – Update: Authorities Release Identity of Teen Killed in DWI Crash
Rensselaerville, NY (June 10, 2019) – The Albany County Sheriff’s Department has released the identity of the young woman who was sadly killed in a car accident that took place on Sunday, June 9th. 19-year-old Emily Fydenkevez, of Middleburgh, died after the vehicle she was riding in crashed at the intersection of Pond Hill Road and County Road 10 at approximately 2:30 a.m.
According to deputies, Harley A. Kelly, 19, was driving with Fydenkevez in the passenger seat when their vehicle crashed at the aforementioned location. Police and emergency medical responder arrived at the scene, where they tragically pronounced Fydenkevez deceased. Kelly was hospitalized with unspecified injuries and simultaneously arrested for driving while intoxicated, among other violations.
Authorities have stated that the investigation into the incident is ongoing at this time, as no further details have been provided.
Alcohol-Related Accidents and Wrongful Death in New York
Alcohol-related accidents in New York are unfortunately common, and 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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