38-year-old Ronald Cook was killed Thursday morning after a fatal wrong-way crash on Avenue 42. The accident happened shortly after 7:00 a.m. on May 27, just west of Jackson Street.
According to authorities, Cook collided head-on with an oncoming pickup truck while he was driving westbound. After the crash, a vehicle behind the truck also collided with it.
When paramedics arrived at the scene they immediately transported Cook to John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced dead a few hours after the incident. Cook’s passenger was also taken to the hospital with major injuries. Subsequently, several others who were involved in the crash were treated for minor injuries.
We at JT Legal Group extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ronald Cook.
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