Brooklyn, NY (April 17, 2021) – Around 3:20 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, April 15, a woman was killed in a Brooklyn pedestrian accident.

According to officials, the accident happened on Fourth Avenue around the area of Forest Place near a local car dealership. A 72-year-old woman, later identified as Carol Langdon, was struck by a vehicle traveling in the area.

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. Langdon was taken to a local hospital with severe head trauma and was pronounced dead while there.

The driver of the vehicle that struck her, identified as a 29-year-old man, remained at the scene.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released. The investigation continues.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

4/17 Brooklyn, NY – Carol Langdon Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Fourth Ave Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on New York roads, which means that they are more likely to suffer from catastrophic or even fatal results. New York sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states in the U.S. Nobody is ever fully prepared to find out that a loved one has been taken from them prematurely in a pedestrian accident. However, this is the reality that so many face every year. Families are urged to seek the help of a pedestrian accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past.

Losing somebody closest to you in a New York pedestrian accident can leave you in a challenging position. As you grieve the sudden and tragic loss of your loved one, you have every right to hold a party liable for the financial harm that your family has also suffered from. You should never have to worry about how you will pay the bills that pile up against you and your family after losing someone you love. It is crucial that you speak with a New York accident attorney who will stand by your side after a pedestrian accident.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources to you in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in New York at 516-484-4010 for more information.

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