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Queens, NY (February 20, 2021) – Edwin Vargas, a 43-year-old car wash worker from Queens, has been charged with drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter for allegedly hitting and killing a woman picking up her car while he was under the influence.

Vargas tested for a blood-alcohol level of .115%, well over the .08% legal limit, after he drove a vehicle off the line and struck 54-year-old Tracy McManus as she walked toward her freshly cleaned car at the Crossbay Car Wash and Lube at the corner of Desarc Road and Crossbay Boulevard in Ozone Park on Monday, February 15th.  

Sources stated that the fatal accident occurred at about 2:00 p.m. McManus had just tipped the employees who cleaned her Ford Escape and was walking toward it when Vargas, who was driving another customer’s 2011 Jeep Liberty, slammed into her. 

McManus was transported via ambulance to Jamacia Hospital where she died of her injuries.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided. 

Our local New York wrongful death attorney Michael A. Rose is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions surrounding the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with our New York wrongful death lawyer who will provide you with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted. Call us today. 

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To be able to file a wrongful death claim in New York, you have to be a statutory beneficiary of the deceased. In other words, only immediate members of the family such as spouses, parents, and children are entitled to financial compensation. A knowledgeable attorney will work on the family’s behalf to provide testimony and evidence that prove the negligent party’s liability and that the death was a direct result of the accident they caused.

Although no amount of legal action can fix such a terrible loss, it is possible to receive substantial financial compensation that will help ease the difficulties that come with the death of someone you love. 

Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims and their families throughout the United States who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one in an accident.  We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured or is grieving the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one that occurred as a result of an accident. To obtain a free police accident report, contact our wrongful death lawyer in New York today. 

When we lose a loved one in a careless, reckless, or negligent accident that could have been prevented, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make us feel complete again.  Filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties can ensure that you are able to cope with the loss of your family. 

If you recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident, call to speak with our New York wrongful death lawyer, Michael A. Rose, as soon as possible to protect your rights and get justice for your deceased family member. If you believe your loved one’s fatal accident was caused by another driver’s careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance. We can help you. To speak to New York wrongful death lawyer, Michael A. Rose, call 1-888-657-1460 today.

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