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Kew Gardens, NY – Man Struck & Killed by Truck at 125th St & Metropolitan Ave

Kew Gardens, NY (May 18, 2020) – According to officials in Queens, a 49-year-old man was struck and killed by a truck early on Monday morning, May 18th. The fatal collision was reported at or near the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 125th Street in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of the city.

At approximately 5:20 a.m., the victim had attempted to walk across the street when he was hit by a box truck. Police said that emergency responders arrived at the scene where the man was pronounced deceased.

The truck operator remained at the scene and the investigation is ongoing. No further details were reported.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Kew Gardens, NY – Man Struck & Killed by Truck at 125th St & Metropolitan Ave

Of the thousands of people injured or killed in New York pedestrian accidents each year, the majority of victims were reported as males or those between the ages of 15 and 24. The total vulnerability of pedestrians increases their chances of suffering fatal injuries in a collision, and most deadly accidents affected those who were over 65-years-old. Of course, anyone can be seriously injured or killed by a negligent driver, and it is important to know your rights following such an incident.

Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free copy of their police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.

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