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Westmoreland, NY – Damien Williams Killed by Car on Skinner Rd

Westmoreland, NY (January 02, 2020) – A pedestrian died after he was struck by a car on a residential roadway in Oneida County on Wednesday, December 30th. 

According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at about t 6:00 a.m. on Skinner Road in the town of Westmoreland.

The victim, who has since been identified as 16-year-old Damien D. Williams, a resident of Oneida, was walking between Tudman Road and Moore Road when he was struck. 

The driver, Tamara Danyew, a resident of Vernon, was traveling southwest along Skinner Road when she came upon Williams, allegedly walking in the roadway with his back to traffic.

Deputies indicated that Danyew attempted to stop, but was unable to avoid Williams and hit him. After striking Williams, Danyew pulled over, contacted 911, and performed CPR until law enforcement arrived.

This crash is under investigation by local law enforcement.

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. 

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Westmoreland

Westmoreland, NY - Damien Williams Killed by Car on Skinner Rd

Within the past several years, several thousand victims have suffered varying extents of injuries and have even died due to the commonality of pedestrian accidents in New York. As indicated in a publication issued by the New York DOT, despite the fact that just 8% of traffic accidents statewide involve pedestrians, they have the highest percentages of fatalities and serious injuries. 

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