Wheatland, NY – Elderly Woman Struck & Killed by Car on River Rd

Wheatland, NY – Elderly Woman Struck & Killed by Car on River Rd

Wheatland, NY (February 26, 2020) – An 89-year-old woman, identified as Geraldine Ukshe was tragically struck and killed by a truck in the town of Wheatland. The fatal accident took place on River Road at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, February 26th.

Police officials stated that Ukshe was retrieving her newspaper from her mailbox when she was hit by an unspecified type of truck. Responding paramedics were sadly unable to save Ukshe as she was pronounced deceased shortly after the incident.

The driver of the truck, identified only as a man in his 40s, stayed at the scene to cooperate with authorities. No charges have been filed as the cause of the investigation remains ongoing.

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

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Wheatland, NY – Elderly Woman Struck & Killed by Car on River Rd

New York City saw 118 auto-pedestrian deaths along city streets last year alone, and the number of collisions that resulted in injuries continues to climb. New York Pedestrian Accidents are so commonly fatal or otherwise severe due to the actions of inattentive drivers, alongside the absolute vulnerability of victims.

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