Brooklyn, NY (March 16, 2021) – Around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, March 12, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Brooklyn.

According to police, the accident took place on Shepherd Avenue around the area of Pitkin Avenue. Police confirmed that 38-year-old Oscar Holford was crossing the street when he was suddenly struck by a white vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene of the crash. Police have not yet been able to find the driver responsible for the crash.

Holford was immediately transported to Brookdale Hospital. He was pronounced dead while there.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in New York 

3/16 Brooklyn, NY – Oscar Holford Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Shepherd AvePedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads. In just one year’s time, hundreds of victims are killed and many others are injured in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of New York. Losing a loved one in a New York pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents can be prevented on our roads. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you have the help of an accident attorney moving forward.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a New York pedestrian accident on their own, especially if you have lost somebody closest to you in one of these collisions. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families are faced with every year. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down as you face the unexpected loss of a loved one. As you grieve your losses, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Victims are urged to seek the help of an attorney after they have lost a loved one in an accident.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano have worked to assist those who have lost loved ones in accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. Our dedicated attorneys will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of losses. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, please contact a New York wrongful death attorney at 516-484-4010 for more information.

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