Staatsburg, NY (July 28, 2020) – An elderly woman was killed after her car was struck by a falling tree in the town of Staatsburg, according to local authorities. The fatal incident was reported at around 3:15 p.m. on Monday afternoon, July 27th, along Albany Post Road.
According to the Roosevelt Fire Department, a 70-year-old woman from Red Hook was driving alone when a tree suddenly fell on top of her vehicle. She was trapped inside the car as a result of the crash and rescue crews were dispatched to the scene.
Firefighters with the RFD worked to free the victim but she was pronounced deceased at the scene. Albany Post Road was closed down for approximately three hours after the incident but no further details have been made available.
Investigators are working to find out exactly how this incident occurred.
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Fatal Car Accidents in New York
An approximate average of 1,098 deaths has been reported every year due to unintentional car crashes, claiming the lives of 5.6 per 100,000 New Yorkers. In 2014, a total average of 4.9 per 100,000 people was found to be victims of fatal car accidents in New York. These statistics reflect car crashes that are entirely unintentional, meaning that these fatalities were the results of factors such as reckless drivers, negligent vehicle manufacturers, and other entities such as property owners.
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