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Hamden – Motorist Charged In Fatal Incident

A senior driver was charged in connection with a May incident in Hamden that killed another senior.

On May 26, 74-year-old Robert Sheard of Hamden was on his mobility scooter and attempting to cross Dixwell Avenue right in front of the Miller Memorial Library when he was struck by a car, throwing him off the scooter. The striking car was traveling west and driven by 69-year-old Rosemary Kaliscak of Middletown. Sheard was immediately transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he eventually died due to his injuries. Kaliscak was charged yesterday with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle and is scheduled to appear in court on November 26.

In this and other similar cases where people are seriously hurt or killed, suspects are required to prove that they have exercised reasonable care to avoid being made liable for these unfortunate events. Of course, it’s not as simple as it seems. Fortunately, there are legal experts who can help us make sense of these tragic events. The bottom line: if ever we or our loved ones are involved in similar situations, we can consult experts who can help us cope and hopefully find closure.

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